In 2020 the government published the Social Housing White Paper, which set out how landlords across England could improve services for people living in social housing and ensure that tenants are listened to. This led to the creation of Tenant Satisfaction Measures (TSMs) which are a series of measures designed to assess how well a landlord is performing. As of April 2023, it is now law for all registered providers of social housing to annually collect and report data about their performance to the Regulator of Social Housing to provide tenants with greater transparency about their landlord’s performance.
We sent out our initial survey in July and will be sending out a follow-up in January, with the results to be published on our website in 2024.
The Housing Ombudsman released a new complaint handling code in January 2021. As part of this code, all housing associations and councils are expected to complete a periodic assessment of their current complaints policy and procedure.
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