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Social Rented Housing: Evictions

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 44999, tabled on 2 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential impact of section 21 notices on the availability of social housing.

Answered on

22 September 2022

The July 2019 “A New Deal for Renting” consultation sought views on removing Section 21 in the social rented sector. 19,697 consultation responses in total were received from a range of individuals and, since then, the Government has undertaken extensive stakeholder engagement to understand the issues raised.