Protecting the homeless and the private rented sector: government response to the Select Committee report

This response covers:

Protecting the homeless

  • No recourse to public funds data
  • Local authority legal powers guidance
  • Ending rough sleeping commitment
  • Next Steps Accommodation Programme
  • Increasing affordable housing

Protecting the private rented sector

  • Legislating to prevent evictions and transition out of the emergency measures
  • Protecting renters from eviction
  • Definition of substantial rent arrears
  • Transition out of the pandemic
  • Financial support
  • The Renters Reform Bill

You can read it in full here