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How to Choose Choice: Lessons from the first year of the ODPMs CBLs Pilot Schemes

'How to Choose Choice': Lessons from the first year of the ODPM's CBLs Pilot Schemes

Published 29 October 2001
Type(s) Reports and summaries
Site Housing
Product code 02HC00709
Price Free


The purpose of this book is to provide guidance to local authorities and housing associations on the key issues involved in developing and launching choice-based lettings schemes. More specifically, the book:?

  • Highlights the key issues that need to be considered in the development and launch phases.
  • Identifies the broad lessons that have been learnt from the pilots so that choice-based lettings schemes can be developed and implemented effectively.
  • Emphasises the importance of developing policies, processes and procedures that reflect local circumstances.
  • Identifies the management and organisational issues.
  • Considers the information communications technology (ICT) issues.

The guide is not a detailed blueprint or template for implementing a choice-based lettings system. Instead it is primarily focused on setting out principles and issues that housing organisations will need to consider in developing a system that reflects local circumstances. It is therefore not a toolkit or good practice guide. Also, the report does not include detailed examples from the 27 pilots.

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