Housing Rights recently responded to the second in a series of consultations issued by the Department for Social Development on the reform of social housing.
As a rights-based organisation, we support the enhancement of tenants’ rights. We welcome the proposals that tenants should have a stronger role to play in how their landlord provides and develops their housing services. However, we believe that participation should be available to more people; not just tenants.
This consultation response makes a number of key points.