Allocation

Allocation guidance:

The allocation of social housing by local housing authorities (LHAs) in England and Wales is regulated by Pt VI of the Housing Act 1996 (HA 1996). The HA 1996...

Practice Note

Reasonable preference A local housing authority (LHA) must have an allocation scheme for determining priorities and for defining the procedures to be followed for the...

Practice Note

Applications for housing—decisions A local housing authority (LHA) must consider every application for an allocation of accommodation made in accordance with the...

Practice Note

This Practice Note focuses on eligibility for the allocation of housing authorities (LHA) in England and Wales under Part VI of the Housing Act 1996 (HA 1996). All...

Practice Note