Croydon’s plans to transform its housing services have moved forward with the adoption of a Residents’ Charter and a new, strengthened improvement plan, both developed in partnership with tenants and leaseholders.
Croydon Council tenants and leaseholders are being asked to get involved in helping create better council housing services for everyone.
Mayor Perry’s plans to drive forward housing improvements with the adoption of a Residents’ Charter and a new, improved repairs service – both developed in partnership with tenants - were approved at cabinet this week.
Croydon is inviting council tenants, industry experts and voluntary sector specialists to apply for board roles to help shape housing improvements across the borough.
Croydon has appointed an interim executive director for housing to co-ordinate widespread improvements to how council residents are listened to and looked after.
Two weeks ago the council commissioned an independent investigation into unacceptable conditions that some of our tenants were living in at Regina Road and to find out why this had been allowed to happen.
Croydon Council has this week asked for government approval to renew the borough’s landlord licensing scheme that makes sure privately-let properties meet key housing standards.
Croydon Council has begun the next stage of working out how many thousands of new homes will be delivered over the next 20 years to tackle the housing crisis and boost the borough’s economy.
The council is sending updated Covid-19 guidance on contact tracing and hygiene advice this week to thousands of tenants across the borough living in private shared properties.
Plans to renew the landlord licensing scheme created by Croydon Council to raise standards and conditions in private rented homes across the borough will go to cabinet for approval next week.