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Tenancy strategy 2021-2026

This is a new strategy the Council has recently adopted. A Tenancy strategy is required by the Localism Act 2011 and provides a general overview of the approach the Council would like Resgitered Providers of Social Housing to take when managing their housing stock.

Tenancy management policy 2021

This is a new strategy the Council has recently adopted and explains the types of tenancies that the Council offers to Council tenants, how long they last, tenant's rights and responsibilities, and our approach to tenancy management.

Tenancy fraud policy

This policy explains the Council's approach to dealing with and mitigating against tenancy fraud.

Allocations policy

This policy explains how the Council allocates social housing in the district.

Housing services neighbour nuisance and Anti-social Behaviour policy

This policy explains how the Council will tackle and deal with neighbour nuisance and anti-social behaviour for tenants living in Council social housing properties.

Pets policy

This policy explains the Council's approach about pets in council homes, the responsibilities of tenants who have pets, and the Council’s enforcement powers.

Rent setting and income recovery policy

This policy explains how the Council will manage income, debts and arrears.

Rechargeable works and services policy

This policy explains the Councils approach to raising and recovering costs associated with rechargeable work and services.

Homelessness and rough sleeping strategy 2020 - 2024

This document is required by the Homelessness Act 2002 and the Government's Rough Sleeping Strategy 2018 and explains how services will be delivered in the future to tackle and relieve homelessness and rough sleeping in the Dover District.