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  • Homes for Ukraine -re-matched guests survey

    This is a survey to enable Ukrainian guests that have been rematched to opt in to take part in user reserach More
    Opened 7 September 2022
  • AfEO 6 month extension

    Opened 25 July 2022
  • Indices Futures: Updating the English Indices of Deprivation – Public Consultation

    The English Index of Multiple Deprivation (the IMD), produced as part of the broader English Indices of Multiple Deprivation (the IoD or the Indices), is the official measure of relative deprivation at small-area level in England. The suite of resources are designated National Statistics. ... More
    Opened 14 July 2022
  • Funding arrangements and conditions for the Homelessness Prevention Grant

    This consultation seeks views on the approach to the funding for the Homelessness Prevention Grant provided to all local housing authorities in England. This is a technical consultation on updating the funding formula for allocations to local authorities, amending the grant conditions and... More
    Opened 1 July 2022
  • Consultation on the Higher Risk Buildings (Descriptions and Supplementary Provisions) Regulations

    This consultation is about the proposed Higher Risk Buildings (Descriptions and Supplementary Provisions) Regulations which complete the definition of higher-risk building for the new building safety regime. It seeks views on the following areas: the overall definition of a building for... More
    Opened 9 June 2022
  • Consultation and call for evidence: Electrical Safety in the Social Rented Sector

    Everybody should be able to live in a safe home, and the government is committed to creating a fair and just housing system that works for everyone. The number of social homes classified as non-decent fell from 20% to 13% from 2010 to 2020 [1] , and through the Levelling Up... More
    Opened 8 June 2022
  • Consultation on compulsory purchase - compensation reforms

    Compulsory purchase is the power to acquire land and property without the consent of the owner. It is an important tool for assembling land needed to help deliver social, environmental and economic change. The Government’s High Street Strategy, published in July 2021, emphasised the... More
    Opened 6 June 2022
  • Technical consultation on street naming

    Topic of this consultation: How streets are named, and how names can be changed forms part of the programme to level up the United Kingdom. Local street names form part of the local identity that helps create a sense of pride in place; how they are changed forms part of the process that... More
    Opened 11 April 2022
  • Vagrancy Act Consultation

    This consultation seeks views on the replacement of offences previously held in the Vagrancy Act. This covers the following areas: How to replace the offences in the Vagrancy Act which prohibit begging in an appropriate way that prioritises getting individuals into support; ... More
    Opened 7 April 2022
  • Levelling Up

    We are fortunate to live in one of the most dynamic, diverse, free and successful countries in the world, but that success is not being shared fairly across the whole of the United Kingdom. That’s changing as we allocate the first round of our £4.8 billion Levelling Up Fund to... More
    Opened 13 March 2022
  • Consultation on the Impacts of Joint Tenancies on Victims of Domestic Abuse

    Topic of this consultation: The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities is seeking views on the impacts of the law on joint tenancies on victims of domestic abuse in the social rented sector. We are interested in whether: perpetrators are using their ability to... More
    Opened 15 February 2022
  • Local Connection Requirements for Social Housing for Victims of Domestic Abuse

    During the passage of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 concerns were raised relating to removing local connection tests for domestic abuse victims who apply for social housing. The government wishes to consult on regulations to prevent local authorities applying a local connection to victims of... More
    Opened 15 February 2022
  • Diwygio’r systemau lesddaliad a chyfunddaliad yng Nghymru a Lloegr

    Trosolwg Diwygio’r systemau lesddaliad a chyfunddaliad yng Nghymru a Lloegr. Mae’r ymgynghoriad hwn yn ceisio barn ar ddiwygiadau i’r system lesddaliad a chyfunddaliad yn dilyn argymhellion yn adroddiadau Comisiwn y Gyfraith a gyhoeddwyd yng Ngorffennaf 2020. ... More
    Opened 11 January 2022
  • Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement 2022/23 Consultation

    This consultation seeks views on the proposals for the Local Government Finance Settlement for 2022/23. More
    Opened 16 December 2021
  • Consultation on changes to the capital framework: Minimum Revenue Provision

    Local authorities can freely borrow and invest under legislation and guidance known as the Prudential Framework. Notwithstanding these freedoms, authorities must make sure borrowing is affordable. Where capital expenditure is financed by borrowing, authorities have a statutory duty to set aside... More
    Opened 30 November 2021
  • Business Rates Review: technical consultation

    This consultation sets out how the government intends to give effect to a number of measures arising from its recent business rates review. It covers the following areas: Measures to enable more frequent revaluations Improvement relief Support for investment... More
    Opened 30 November 2021
  • Private rented sector (England) tenant survey

    Thank you for taking the time to open our survey. There are a maximum of 20 questions and it should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete. The survey is aimed at those with experience renting privately in England, or those who are considering renting privately in the near future... More
    Opened 3 November 2021
  • Supporting Defence Infrastructure and the Future of Time-Limited Permitted Development Rights

    This consultation contains proposed changes to two permitted development rights in the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 that were introduced to support businesses and the high street in response to the coronavirus pandemic. It covers the following... More
    Opened 5 September 2021
  • Domestic Abuse Act Part 4, Local Authority progress

    Domestic Abuse is a devastating crime which creates long term impacts on victims, their children, and wider society. Government has committed to transforming the response to domestic abuse. On 29 April the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 received Royal Assent. The Act includes within Part 4... More
    Opened 19 August 2021
  • Call for Evidence - Review of Architectural Regulation

    Ministerial Foreword The United Kingdom’s architectural sector is one of the best in the world – with first-class educational institutions, world-leading practices and a healthy export market. The United Kingdom also has a vibrant small and medium sized... More
    Opened 16 August 2021
  • Private parking charges, discount rates, debt collection fees and appeals charter: further technical consultation

    This consultation seeks further views on the level of private parking charges proposed in the Government’s response to the Parking Code Enforcement Framework Consultation, including the discount rate for early payment, the level of additional debt collection fees, and the detail of the... More
    Opened 30 July 2021
  • Local Audit Framework: technical consultation

    Sir Tony Redmond, in his review of the effectiveness of external audit and transparency of financial reporting in local authorities made a number of recommendations. In May we published an updated response to the Redmond Review of Local Authority Financial Reporting and External... More
    Opened 28 July 2021
  • Building Safety Levy

    Consultation on Building Safety Levy This consultation seeks views on the design and calculation of the proposed Building Safety Levy, through which developers will make an important contribution to remedy historical building safety defects. The Consultation covers the following... More
    Opened 21 July 2021
  • Windrush Monument: Share your Views

    This questionnaire will ascertain the views of the public on the four shortlisted artists to design the National Windrush Monument. More
    Opened 14 July 2021
  • Statutory Guidance and Regulations Consultation - Domestic Abuse Support in Safe Accommodation

    Domestic Abuse is a devastating crime which creates long term impacts on victims, their children, and wider society. Government has committed to transforming the response to domestic abuse. On 29 April the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 received Royal Assent. The Act includes... More
    Opened 15 June 2021
  • Technical Consultation on the Consequential Changes to the Permitted Development Rights

    This technical consultation seeks views on detailed consequential changes to specific national permitted development rights as a result of amendments made to use classes from 1 September 2020. The consultation also seeks views on any potential impacts on business, local planning... More
    Opened 13 May 2021
  • Technical consultation: changes to permitted development rights for electronic communications infrastructure

    This consultation seeks views on proposed planning reforms that will allow the deployment of telecoms equipment to be quicker whilst ensuring that there are appropriate environmental protections and safeguards in place . Proposals we are consulting on include: ... More
    Opened 20 April 2021
  • Changes to the Audit Fees Methodology for Allocating £15 Million to Local Bodies

    Sir Tony Redmond, in his review of the effectiveness of external audit and transparency of financial reporting in local authorities, recommended that the current fee structure for local audit be revised to ensure that adequate resources are deployed to meet the full extent of local audit... More
    Opened 20 April 2021
  • Amendments to the Local Audit (Appointing Person) Regulations 2015

    Sir Tony Redmond, in his review of the effectiveness of external audit and transparency of financial reporting in local authorities, recommended that the current fee structure for local audit be revised to ensure that adequate resources are deployed to meet the full extent of local audit... More
    Opened 20 April 2021
  • Commercial Rents and COVID-19 Call for Evidence

    Throughout the last year many businesses have been forced to close in line with public health restrictions and faced significant periods of disruption to revenue. In response, Government introduced legislation to prevent landlords of commercial properties from being able to evict tenants... More
    Opened 6 April 2021
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