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The Housing (Wales) Measure 2011

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The Housing (Wales) Measure 2011 was passed by the National Assembly on 22 March 2011 and approved by the Privy Council on 10 May 2011. We have issued a document explaining the effects of the Measure, the Explanatory Memorandum, which can be found below.

About the measure

Part one of the Measure enables local housing authorities to apply to suspend the right to buy and related rights in areas of housing pressure for up to five years.  

Part two gives Welsh Ministers additional intervention and enforcement powers for regulating Registered Social Landlords.

More information

The measure can be seen on the National Assembly website.

Visit: The Housing (Wales) Measure 2011: National Assembly for Wales (external link)

Contact details: The Housing Directorate 01685 729158.