is a Government department. Its work includes implementing Government policy on housing, and drawing up the rules (The Guidelines) that apply to the consultation and process for transferring management and/or ownership of Council homes in England.
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. This is the UK government office responsible for policy on housing, planning, devolution, regional and local government and the fire service. It also takes responsibility for the Social Exclusion Unit, the Neighbourhood Renewal Unit and the Government Offices for the Regions. www.odpm.gov.uk.
The government department responsible for the Neighbourhood Renewal Unit, Inner Cities Religious Council, Local Government and a range of regeneration initiatives.