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  1. Local government financial sustainability

    Work in progress

    Winter 2024/25

    Local government is experiencing significant financial pressures, due in part to rising costs and increased demand across a range of services. We will examine the current and future context for local government finances.

  2. Homelessness

    Work in progress

    Summer 2024

    Homelessness in all forms is increasing. This report will examine how DLUHC is working with other departments and local authorities to tackle homelessness.

  3. Investigation into the East West Rail project (Oxford – Cambridge)

    Report Value for money

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    Government needs to ensure its growth plans for Cambridge are aligned with its £6-7bn investment in a new regional railway (East West Rail, Oxford to Cambridge), so it can maximise the economic benefits of the line, a new report by the National Audit Office says.

  4. Levelling up funding to local government

    Report Value for money

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    Government is funding thousands of levelling up projects across the UK. But many of these deadlines are unlikely to be met.

  5. Reducing the harm from illegal drugs

    Report Value for money

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    Our report looks at whether the government is well positioned to achieve its drug strategy’s 10-year ambitions.

  6. Investigation into the Homes for Ukraine scheme

    Report Value for money

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    Our report aims to increase transparency by taking stock of what the Homes for Ukraine scheme has achieved to date, for what cost, and what can be learned.

  7. The condition and maintenance of local roads in England

    Work in progress

    Summer 2024

    This study will examine the condition of local roads in England and the Department for Transport’s approach to funding their maintenance. An industry survey estimated the one-time catch-up cost to clear the backlog of maintenance issues in England would cost £12.1 billion and take 11 years to complete.

  8. How to deliver regulation locally

    Insight Lessons learned

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    This report brings together our learning and identifies eight areas for government departments and national regulators to consider when designing, delivering and improving regulation involving local regulatory delivery.

  9. Investigation into supported housing

    Report Value for money

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    Report summarising the National Audit Office’s (NAO) investigation into the provision of supported housing in England.

  10. COVID-19 business grant schemes

    Report Value for money

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    This report looks at BEIS’s oversight of the schemes, its understanding of what the schemes achieved, and how well it worked with local authorities.

  11. Supporting local economic growth

    Press release

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    This report considers lessons DLUHC has learned from implementing local growth policies, and how it has applied them.

  12. Supporting local economic growth

    Report Value for money

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    This report considers lessons DLUHC has learned from implementing local growth policies, and how it has applied them.

  13. Regulation of private renting

    Press release

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    This report examines the extent to which the regulation of private renting supports DLUHC’s aim to ensure fairness for renters.