New professional standards and stricter regulation to drive up social housing standards

From Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities:

Social housing tenants will benefit from better quality housing and have their complaints dealt with quicker under government measures to increase inspections and drive-up competency amongst staff.

  • Changes to the Social Housing Regulation Bill will strengthen the powers of the regulator
  • All social landlords will be required to ensure that their staff meet competency standards
  • Regulator to publish plan for regular inspections of largest landlords

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