We no longer own any council housing after the stock was transferred to Whitefriars Housing Group in 2000.
We 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.
The strategy was formally adopted on 19 March and came into effect on 20 March.
The Homelessness Review 2018 summarises homelessness in Coventry
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.