Sunday, 26 March 2017

Pay to Stay voluntary for housing associations

Pay to Stay will be voluntary for housing associations, after a government u-turn triggered by the desire to get the sector’s debt off the national balance sheet.

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    Conservative councils are among several which will not introduce the controversial Pay to Stay policy for their tenants following the government’s decision to make it voluntary.

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    5 October 2016

    The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) will consider exempting council tenants from Pay to Stay in areas where social rents and market rents are similar.

  • Government urged to delay Pay to Stay

    27 July 2016

    Councils and arm’s-length management organisations are calling on ministers to delay the introduction of Pay to Stay to avoid a ‘tight’ timetable, after the government failed to publish regulations before the parliamentary recess.

  • Government defeated on Pay to Stay

    18 April 2016

    The government has suffered another defeat on the Housing and Planning Bill – this time on Pay to Stay.

  • TPAS: Pay to Stay is 'aspiration tax'

    18 April 2016

    The government’s Pay to Stay policy is an “unfair tax on aspiration”, a body promoting tenant engagement has said.

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