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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-03more like thismore than 2016-02-03
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Department for Communities and Local Government remove filter
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
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 impact they expect fixed-term tenancies to have on (1) local authorities' ability to fulfil their housing obligations for homeless families, and (2) levels of homelessness. more like this
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Lord Bassam of Brighton remove filter
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-02-11more like thismore than 2016-02-11
star this property answer text <p>Homeless households and those owed the main homelessness duty will continue to be prioritised for social housing by means of the statutory ‘reasonable preference’ categories.</p><p>The requirement for local authorities to offer fixed-term tenancies in future is designed to ensure that landlords get the best use out of their social housing by focusing it on those who need it the most for as long as they need it. As it should increase the number of available social lettings over time, it should mean that more homeless households are able to access the social rented sector.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2016-02-11T12:52:01.237Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-11T12:52:01.237Z
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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