Find and take part in consultations run by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.

Public participation is important to the development of our policies so please have your say.

Open consultations

  • Consultation on changes to the capital framework: Minimum Revenue Provision

    Local authorities can freely borrow and invest under legislation and guidance known as the Prudential Framework. Notwithstanding these freedoms, authorities must make sure borrowing is affordable. Where capital expenditure is financed by borrowing, authorities have a statutory duty to set aside... More

    Closes 8 February 2022

  • Business Rates Review: technical consultation

    This consultation sets out how the government intends to give effect to a number of measures arising from its recent business rates review. It covers the following areas: Measures to enable more frequent revaluations Improvement relief Support for investment... More

    Closes 22 February 2022

  • Reforming the leasehold and commonhold systems in England and Wales

    Consultation on reforming the leasehold and commonhold systems in England and Wales. This consultation seeks views on reforms to the leasehold and commonhold systems following recommendations in the Law Commission’s leasehold and commonhold reports published in July 2020 . The... More

    Closes 22 February 2022

  • Diwygio’r systemau lesddaliad a chyfunddaliad yng Nghymru a Lloegr

    Trosolwg Diwygio’r systemau lesddaliad a chyfunddaliad yng Nghymru a Lloegr. Mae’r ymgynghoriad hwn yn ceisio barn ar ddiwygiadau i’r system lesddaliad a chyfunddaliad yn dilyn argymhellion yn adroddiadau Comisiwn y Gyfraith a gyhoeddwyd yng Ngorffennaf 2020. ... More

    Closes 22 February 2022

Closed consultations

  • Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement 2022/23 Consultation

    This consultation seeks views on the proposals for the Local Government Finance Settlement for 2022/23. More

    Closed 13 January 2022

  • Private rented sector (England) tenant survey

    Thank you for taking the time to open our survey. There are a maximum of 20 questions and it should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete. The survey is aimed at those with experience renting privately in England, or those who are considering renting privately in the near future... More

    Closed 17 November 2021

  • Supporting Defence Infrastructure and the Future of Time-Limited Permitted Development Rights

    This consultation contains proposed changes to two permitted development rights in the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 that were introduced to support businesses and the high street in response to the coronavirus pandemic. It covers the following... More

    Closed 14 November 2021

  • Call for Evidence - Review of Architectural Regulation

    Ministerial Foreword The United Kingdom’s architectural sector is one of the best in the world – with first-class educational institutions, world-leading practices and a healthy export market. The United Kingdom also has a vibrant small and medium sized... More

    Closed 8 November 2021

  • Domestic Abuse Act Part 4, Local Authority progress

    Domestic Abuse is a devastating crime which creates long term impacts on victims, their children, and wider society. Government has committed to transforming the response to domestic abuse. On 29 April the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 received Royal Assent. The Act includes within Part 4... More

    Closed 3 November 2021