Our submission to the APPG on Housing and Social Mobility

We are proud to be involved in the Communities that Work APPG on Housing and Social Mobility, providing our insight and knowledge to help shape solutions to the issues faced by communities.

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Social Mobility (APPG) came together in 2020 to champion social housing providers that support tenants and residents to secure sustainable livelihoods. More about the group can be found here. This inquiry is aimed at tackling the employment and earnings gap in social housing.

Read our full submission to the inquiry here.

A summary of our submission

Background

What factors affect social renters’ work chances?

To what extent are social housing tenants more likely to be in lower paid and unstable employment than people living in other tenures?

How can the social housing sector be the catalyst for closing the social housing employment and earnings gap?

What can different tiers of Government do to support the social housing sector and tenants, to reduce the social housing employment and earnings employment gap?

How is the voice of residents heard?