In this edition of our Social Housing (Regulation) Act 2023 Digest series, Ben Pumphrey and Sarah Greenhalgh review the Access to Information Scheme and how this will impact on social housing landlords:
- Summary of the Access to Information Scheme
- How the Scheme differs from the Freedom of Information Act
- Impact on Registered Providers
- Who will oversee the Scheme
- Next steps
UPDATE: The Government issued its Direction on 19 January and this was broadly similar to the draft it consulted on. The Directions are now in force and can be accessed here.