A Fundamental Review of Social Housing Allocations: Consultation on Proposals (September-December 2017)
The Department, delivering on a commitment set out in the Housing Strategy 'Facing the Future' (2012-17) and the draft Programme for Government, published a public consultation in September 2017 on proposals to improve how social homes are allocated. Also published was a draft Equality Impact Assessment.
Independent reports on social housing allocations policy
In 2013, three independent reports, prepared by the Universities of Ulster and Cambridge, were published for public comment;
- Current approaches to accessing and allocating social housing in Northern Ireland
- Best practice approaches to accessing and alleviating social housing in Britain and the Republic of Ireland
- Final report: research to inform a fundamental review of allocations policy
- Executive Summary
Public views on the allocation of social housing in Northern Ireland
The Department sought public views on these reports from December 2013 to February 2014. A summary of public comments on the independent proposals is now available
The views expressed by respondents have informed the public consultation on proposals.