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star this property date less than 2016-02-02more like thismore than 2016-02-02
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Department for Communities and Local Government remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Council Housing: Tenancy Agreements more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consultation they have completed on the introduction of fixed-term local authority tenancies. more like this
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Lord Bassam of Brighton remove filter
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-02-11more like thismore than 2016-02-11
star this property answer text <p>The previous Coalition Government consulted on proposals to create a new local authority flexible tenancy with a minimum fixed term of two years in November 2010 – in ‘Local decisions: a fairer future for social housing’. The flexible tenancy was introduced by the Localism Act 2011.</p><p>In the Summer Budget 2015, the Government announced the intention to review the use of lifetime tenancies in social housing to limit their use and ensure that households are offered tenancies that match their needs and make best use of the social housing stock.</p><p>Since then DCLG officials have engaged with local authority landlords, through a series of meetings and regionally based focus groups, in developing proposals to introduce a new fixed-term tenancy of between 2 and 5 years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bassam of Brighton more like this