At present there are a broad range of regulations, standards, legislation and policies in place, or being produced, for key priorities affecting the housing sector. Despite many of these overlapping both in their objectives and delivery, there is a lack of joined-up thinking or meaningful targets to measure progress.

There is a clear need for a strategic approach to policy, budgets, and resources to meet the challenges impacting the sector both today and in the future.

In response, the Housing Safety and Wellbeing Taskforce has been set up to drive forward strategic collaboration under the following key tasks for the sector.