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Maxine Stavrianakos
Rent Recovery manager,
Sheffield Homes


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Consultations

Includes: government consultations, consultation responses etc

Universal Credit: government proposal to take account of past earnings in repeat claims

17 October, 2014

A consultation on the proposal to take account of surplus earnings from the prior 6-month period when a person reclaims Universal Credit

Right to Move

11 September, 2014

Government launches consultation to support social tenants who want to work

The Redress Schemes for Lettings Agency work and Property Management Work

19 November, 2013

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 provided the Secretary of State with the power to require that all letting and property management agents in England are a member of a government approved redress scheme

Re-energising The Green Agenda

09 October, 2013

Report by the All Party Parliamentary Group calls for green deal social landlords consultation

Technical Consultation on the Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2013

04 September, 2013

This is a technical consultation on the draft Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2013. Consultation ends 20.9.13.

SFHA call for evidence

14 August, 2013

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations is currently gathering evidence on the ability of under occupying tenants to move to smaller homes

Tax-Free Childcare

06 August, 2013

Consultation - closing date 14 October 2013

Support for housing costs in the reformed welfare system

01 August, 2013

The Government has asked landlords, Local Authorities and claimants to submit written evidence into an inquiry into how support for housing costs should work

DWP to launch Personal Independence Payment mobility consultation

18 June, 2013

DWP announces a further consultation on the mobility component of Personal Independence Payment to be launched late June 2013

Extending labour market interventions to in-work claimants - call for ideas

25 January, 2013

DWP call for ideas seeks views on how DWP can support people in work and in receipt of UC to help them: Increase their earnings, Develop their skills and qualifications and Achieve financial independence

People and households claiming Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment and other benefits

23 January, 2013

Department for Work and Pensions Official Statistics Consultation

Discretionary Housing Payments

17 December, 2012

DWP response to the consultation on the Discretionary Housing Payments guidance manual

Government response to the DLA reform and Personal Independence Payment

14 December, 2012

The Government published its response to this consultation on 13 December 2012

Government launches consultation for better measurements of child poverty

16 November, 2012

A consultation is being launched by the Government, to call for a better measurement of child poverty that reflects the reality in the UK today

Housing bodies dismiss 'pay to stay'

13 September, 2012

Housing groups have poured cold water on government plans to charge higher earning social tenants more rent

Localising support for council tax - Council tax base and funding for local precepting authorities: Consultation

30 August, 2012

This consultation sets out the Government's proposals to provide certainty to local precepting authorities by allowing the council tax base for those areas to be calculated excluding localised council tax support reductions. Consultation closing date 9.10.12

Consultation on a strategy for the Scottish private rented sector

14 August, 2012

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on a strategy for the Scottish private rented sector

Social Security Advisory Committee's call for evidence on the Universal Credit regulations

09 August, 2012

Council of Mortgage Lenders response (part 1) to the SSAC: Universal Credit and related regulations

Social Security Advisory Committee's call for evidence on the Universal Credit regulations

09 August, 2012

Council of Mortgage Lenders response (part 2) to the SSAC: Universal Credit and related regulations

DHPs - Public Consultation

02 August, 2012

Consultation seeking views on the Discretionary Housing Payments guidance manual. Consultation closing date 31.8.12

Social Security Advisory Committee's call for evidence on the Universal Credit regulations

01 August, 2012

Crisis response to the SSAC consultation on Universal Credit

Social Security Advisory Committee's call for evidence on the Universal Credit regulations

01 August, 2012

St Mungo's response to the SSAC: Universal Credit and related regulations

Social Security Advisory Committee's call for evidence on the Universal Credit regulations

31 July, 2012

NHF response to the SSAC: Universal Credit and related regulations

Social Security Advisory Committee's call for evidence on the Universal Credit regulations

31 July, 2012

CIH response response to the SSAC: Universal Credit and related regulations

Social Housing Fraud

13 July, 2012

Summary of responses to consultation and next steps

Bereavement Benefit for the 21st Century

11 July, 2012

New proposals for better supporting people on benefits after the loss of a spouse or civil partner have been set out by Lord Freud

Proposals for a Better Private Rented Sector in Wales

10 July, 2012

The Welsh Government has published proposals for a national mandatory registration and licensing scheme for private sector landlords

Relaxation of planning rules for change of use from commercial to residential

04 July, 2012

Summary of consultation responses and the Government's response to the consultation

DWP DLA Reform and Personal Independence Payment

03 July, 2012

Disability Benefits Consortium response - June 2012

Pay to stay?

02 July, 2012

In 'High Income Social Tenants: Pay to Stay', the government proposes a dramatic increase in rent payable by some social housing tenants - LAG response

Universal Credit and related regulations - a call for evidence

20 June, 2012

The closing date for responses is 27 July 2012

Pay to stay: consultation is first step to ghettoisation

19 June, 2012

Housing minister Grant Shapps plans to make social housing part of the welfare and benefits system - qualify or you're out

High Income Social Tenants: Pay to Stay consultation

13 June, 2012

This consultation proposes to introduce a 'Pay to Stay' scheme whereby L/Ls could charge a fair rent to tenants on high incomes. Closing date 12 Sep 2012

Mandatory consideration of revision before appeal

13 June, 2012

Government interim response to public consultation

Homelessness (Suitability of Accommodation) (England) Order 2012

31 May, 2012

Consultation closing date 26 July 2012

New council tax help for hard-working families and pensioners

28 May, 2012

Following a consultation, the Government confirmed plans to amend council tax rules so councils have greater local flexibility to help residents

Strengthening Powers of Possession for Anti-Social Behaviour

23 May, 2012

Summary of responses to consultation and next steps

Welsh Government Bill on Tenancy Reform - A White Paper for Better Lives and Communities

22 May, 2012

This White Paper sets out proposals for new legislation and other, non-legislative, action. Consultation end date 17 August 2012

Localising Support for Council Tax: Funding arrangements consultation

17 May, 2012

Consultation closing date 12 July 2012

Council faces tenancy agreements court threat

13 April, 2012

Tenants are planning to take Hackney Council to the High Court in a bid to halt changes to their tenancy agreements

Consultation on reforms to the real estate investment trust (REIT) regime

05 April, 2012

Consultation closing date 27.6.12

Tribunal Procedure Committee Open Consultations

03 April, 2012

Consultation closing date 15 June 2012

Fixed-term tenancies: from starter home to security of tenure

27 March, 2012

How are social landlords responding to government plans to scrap lifetime contracts for social tenants?

Giving Tenants Control: Right to Transfer and Right to Manage Regulations

15 March, 2012

Consultation closing date 23 may 2012

Reinvigorating Right to Buy and One for One Replacement: Consultation - Summary of Responses, and Government response to consultation

13 March, 2012

Summary of responses to the Reinvigorating Right to Buy and One for One Replacement consultation published on 22.12.11 and closed on 2.2.12

Mandatory consideration of revision before appeal

09 February, 2012

DWP consultation - issues relevant to the implementation and operation of the appeals reform provisions in the Welfare Reform Bill - consultation closes 4.5.12

Personal Independence Payment: assessment thresholds and consultation

17 January, 2012

DWP consultation closing date 30.4.12

Allocation of accommodation: Guidance for local housing authorities in England - Consultation

05 January, 2012

CLG consultation on new draft statutory guidance on social housing allocations for local authorities in England. Consultation closing date 30.3.12

Revitalised Right to Buy will unleash a new generation of home ownership

22 December, 2011

CLG consultation - closing date 2nd February 2012

Bereavement Benefit for the 21st Century

12 December, 2011

This consultation seeks views on how bereavement benefits payments should support future working-age widows, widowers and widowed civil partners.

Child Support Maintenance Calculation Regulations 2012: technical consultation

05 December, 2011

Consultation closing date 23 February 2012

A revised regulatory framework for social housing in England from April 2012

22 November, 2011

This consultation document sets out proposals for a revised regulatory framework to take effect from 1 April 2012. Responses required by 10.2.12

Landlords face double tax whammy on empty homes

01 November, 2011

Technical reforms of council tax. Consultation closing date 29th December 2011

Localising support for council tax in England

02 August, 2011

Local government consultation. Closing date 14th October 2011

Housing Benefit Reform - Supported Housing

19 July, 2011

DWP consultation on proposals to change how HB helps those living in supported housing in the social and voluntary sector with their rent

Review of the provision of passported benefits under Universal Credit

22 June, 2011

DWP consultation on possible approaches. Consultation start date: 15 June 2011. Consultation end date: 22 July 2011

Relaxation of planning rules for change of use from commercial to residential

08 April, 2011

CLG Consultation runs from 8.4.11 to 30.6.11

Welfare Reform Bill 2011

16 February, 2011

On 16 February 2011 the Welfare Reform Bill was introduced to Parliament. The Bill legislates for the biggest change to the welfare system for over 60 years.

Consultation responses to 21st Century Welfare

11 November, 2010

On 11 November 2010 the Government published its report on the responses to the consultation

21st Century Welfare - Calling time on Benefits Culture

03 August, 2010

The proposals set out within the document were open for consultation until 1 October 2010

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