We no longer own any council housing after the stock was transferred to Whitefriars Housing Group in 2000. But we still have responsibilities, which include: research and assessment of current and future housing need; planning and helping bring in new housing; making best use of existing housing; and providing housing support services.
We also have a duty to carry out a periodic review of homelessness in the area and to publish a Homelessness Strategy.
We are currently consulting on a new Draft Housing and Homelessness Strategy for 2019-24. Read more details and to gives us your views on housing and homelessness in Coventry.
The current Coventry Housing & Homelessness Strategy can be found below. The Strategy provides a high level strategic direction for housing and housing-related services in Coventry for 2013-18.
The Housing and Homelessness Strategy is supported by documents which set out the background to the housing issues in Coventry and how we developed the strategy:
An Equalities and Consultation analysis has also been carried out.
A Coventry Tenancy Strategy has been produced, as required by the Localism Act 2011.