Data on house prices, mortgage approvals and house-building.
The Library published a debate pack on Local housing allowance and homelessness in July 2019. This provides a brief overview of the LHA, Government policy, sector comment, and relevant Library Briefings.
In January 2020, the UK Government announced in a written statement that from April 2020 LHA rates will be increased in line with the Consumer Price Index, ending the freeze to the LHA. Additional information was published on the Department for Work and Pensions website.
An overview of the regulation of supported exempt accommodation and calls for increased oversight, improved funding, and better standards of support provision.
This briefing paper outlines the main provisions of the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill 2021-22 and the key issues raised during consideration in the House of Lords.