Consultations

Find and take part in consultations run by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.

Public participation is important to the development of our policies so please have your say.

Open consultations

  • Awaab's Law: Consultation on timescales for repairs in the social rented sector

    On 21 December 2020, Awaab Ishak died as a result of a severe respiratory condition due to prolonged exposure to mould in his home. His parents had complained to their landlord, who not only failed to take action to address the hazards in the Ishak family’s home, but in fact blamed the family for...

    Closes 5 March 2024

  • Addressing the local audit backlog in England

    Topic of this consultation: Local audit is both a vital and independent source of assurance and a key element of the checks and balances within the local accountability framework. The backlog in the publication of audited accounts of local bodies in England has grown to an unacceptable level....

    Closes 7 March 2024

  • Consultation on Oflog's draft Corporate Plan 2024 to 2027

    This consultation seeks views on Oflog’s draft Corporate Plan 2024 to 2027. Scope of this consultation The Department for Levelling Up, Housing, and Communities (DLUHC) and Oflog are consulting on Oflog’s draft Corporate Plan 2024 to 2027. We value the contributions and insights of our...

    Closes 14 March 2024

  • Contractual Controls on land: consultation

    Topic of consultation Part 11 of the Levelling Up and Regeneration Act looks to provide greater transparency on contractual control agreements in England and Wales. When we refer to contractual controls, we are referring to agreements, such as option agreements, that are used to control land...

    Closes 20 March 2024

  • Strengthening planning policy for brownfield development

    This consultation seeks views on changes to national policy to strengthen planning support for brownfield development, and ensure we make the best use of land. The document looks to consult on 3 proposals: Changes to national planning policy to give significant weight to the benefits...

    Closes 26 March 2024

  • Consultation on Reforms to Social Housing Allocations

    Safe and stable social housing is of enormous importance to millions of current tenants and to those who will rely on it for a home in the future. This government believes social tenants should have homes which they can be proud of and feel secure in and this is why we have introduced significant...

    Closes 26 March 2024

  • Future Homes and Building Standards 2023 consultation

    This survey seeks views on the Government's proposals for achieving the Future Homes Standard and Future Buildings Standard. Before responding to this survey you should read the Future Homes and Buildings Standards 2023 consultation paper available here: ...

    Closes 27 March 2024

  • FHBS Dry Run

    This survey is a dry run for the FHBS Policy Team, aiming to find out preferences about sweets. A guide to this activity can be found in the following document:

    Closes 29 March 2024

  • Consultation on a direction to the Regulator of Social Housing to set a Competence and Conduct Standard for social housing

    This consultation sets out proposals for a new Competence and Conduct Standard relating to staff in the social rented sector, including qualification requirements for Senior Housing Managers and Executives. The proposals address the significant concerns which were raised following the Grenfell...

    Closes 2 April 2024

Forthcoming consultations

  • 2023 Aggregate Minerals Survey for Great Britain (Form B)

    Aggregate mineral sites granted or refused planning permission and the numbers of planning applications withdrawn during the period 2020 to 2023 This collection will be for planning application data from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2023. Information for planning applications decided or...

    Opens 4 March 2024

Closed consultations

  • Transparency of Land Ownership involving Trusts

    The Government is consulting on the transparency of land ownership when trusts are involved in the ownership structure. This consultation seeks views on improving transparency of land ownership involving trusts. It seeks specific views on options to widen access to trust information held on...

    Closed 21 February 2024

  • Building Safety Levy: Technical Consultation

    This consultation seeks views on the design and implementation of the Building Safety Levy (the levy). The levy will be paid by developers and charged on new residential buildings requiring building control approval in England, for the purpose of meeting building safety expenditure. ...

    Closed 20 February 2024

  • Consultation on changes to statutory guidance and regulations: Minimum Revenue Provision

    Since 2004, local authorities in England borrow and invest under the Prudential Framework (“the Framework”). It provides wide freedoms for authorities to borrow and invest without seeking the government’s consent, allowing authorities to determine their own capital strategies and deliver the...

    Closed 16 February 2024

  • Survey Опитуванні Oпросе

    We are looking for guests to take part in research to explore the experience of finding employment and working in the UK. The information will be used to inform government policy to improve the employment prospects of guests. We would like to hear from you if you are currently employed in the UK. ...

    Closed 19 January 2024

  • Provisional local government finance settlement 2024-25 consultation

    This consultation seeks views on the proposals for the local government finance settlement for 2024-25. Scope of this consultation This consultation seeks views on proposals, in particular from representatives of local government, for the local government finance settlement for 2024-25....

    Closed 15 January 2024