Consultation Responses and Reports
The Housing Forum is uniquely placed to provide timely and considered responses to Government consultations.
Our most recent responses are available below along with the subsequent reports.
For consultation responses from previous years please see the Archive page.
6 November 2018: A new deal for social housing
In our 18 October 2018 Board Meeting we discussed the
MHCLG Green Paper consultation questions and
subsequently submitted our joint response.
In our 26 Apirl 2018 Board Meeting we discussed the reforms to the National Planning Policy Framework and subsequently submitted our joint response.
2 May 2017:
On 7 April 2017, we held a consultation event on the Build to Rent Proposal and The Housing White Paper.
The discussions focused on a number of pre-selected consultation questions and on general issues of these initiatives. The views are drawn from a wide representation of Housing Forum members.
On 19 January 2017, we held a consultation event on the Guide and on the Estate Regeneration National Strategy. The views are drawn from a wide representation of Housing Forum members.
We welcome the Mayor’s draft guide and its recognition of the importance of early engagement and the on-going commitment to quality in design and place making. We would recommend closer integration between the Mayor’s Good Practice Guide and the Estate Regeneration National Strategy particularly in terms of process to support the achievement s and ambitions of both.
30 November 2016 The Housing Forum response to the Rapporteur Review
We published the "More Homes through Manufacture" report in May 2015 and continue to advocate for off-site produced housing. Our response is drawn from debate with our key members who are experienced and active in the Offsite Manufacture sector, and rooted in the reality of that experience.
May 2016 Response to the Government's Starter Homes Regulations technical consultation
March 2016 Response to the Redfern Review into the decline of home ownership
January 2016 Response to Cutting Red Tape - Housebuilding review