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Last edited 23 Jan 2021
Tenant empowerment programme
The coalition agreement published on 20 May 2010 outlined plans to promote devolution and give communities greater powers to shape local developments and local services. A range of ‘community rights’ were subsequently enshrined in law by the Localism Act which was given Royal Assent on 15 November 2011.
- Setting up tenant panels.
- Taking up training and supporting opportunities.
- Exercising their ‘Right to Manage’.
- Taking up opportunities to manage local housing services, such as repairs and estate management, through the Tenant Cashback and Community Cashback schemes.
- Exercising their ‘Right to Transfer’.
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