Social housing conditions

Report poor social rented housing standards

If you live in a social rented property which does not meet the Decent Homes Standard, you can:

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Decent Homes Standard

The Decent Homes Standard is a minimum standard that all social rented housing must meet. Properties must:

  • be free of category one hazards under the Housing Health and Safety Rating System
  • be in a reasonable state of repair
  • have reasonably modern facilities
  • provide a reasonable degree of thermal comfort

You can find out more about theĀ minimum standards on GOV.UK.