The government is helping local councils and developers work with local communities to plan and build better places to live for everyone. This includes building affordable housing, improving the quality of rented housing, helping more people to buy a home, and providing housing support for vulnerable people.


  1. RSH publishes analysis of Value for Money metrics

    • Press release
  2. National Housing Federation Summit

    • Speech
  3. How to rent as a student

    • News story

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  1. Rents for social housing from 2020-21

    • Open consultation
  2. A new deal for social housing

    • Open consultation
  3. Use of receipts from Right to Buy sales

    • Open consultation

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  1. Letter to stakeholders standalone regulator

    • Correspondence
  2. Homelessness: duty to refer

    • Guidance
  3. Regulation Committee minutes: July 2018

    • Corporate report

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  1. UK Stamp Tax statistics

    • National Statistics
  2. Social housing lettings in England: April 2016 to March 2017

    • National Statistics
  3. Quarterly Stamp Duty Statistics

    • National Statistics

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Detailed guides

  1. Housing finance and household expenditure: notes and definitions

    Information on how statistics on housing finance and household expenditure are compiled. Read more

  2. Paying tax on rent to landlords abroad

    How tenants and letting agents in the UK pay tax on behalf of landlords abroad under the Non-resident Landlord (NRL) Scheme. Read more

  3. Send money due to the Crown under a bona vacantia mortgage (BVC5)

    How to repay a charge that was due to a dissolved company and is now due to the Crown. Read more

  4. Apply to buy a freehold reversion (BVC4)

    How to refer or buy the freehold reversion of your flat that belonged to a dissolved company and now belongs to the Crown. Read more

  5. Local authorities and the Green Deal

    Guidance for local authorities in delivering the Green Deal and the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) in their communities. Read more