Tenant Participation Strategy

What is a tenant participation strategy?

Tenant participation aims to improve the standard of housing conditions and services. 

The introduction of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 created a legal requirement for social landlords, for example Council’s and Housing Association’s, to actively develop and support tenant participation. All Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) and local authorities in Scotland must have a Tenant Participation Strategy which ultimately will enable "continuous improvement in landlords' performance in supporting and enabling tenants to participate".

We have developed a strategy for East Ayrshire in partnership with local tenants and residents and East Ayrshire Tenants and Residents Federation.

The current Tenant Participation Strategy outlines East Ayrshire Council’s commitment to tenant participation and highlights the range of opportunities available to tenants, service users and other customers to become involved.  It also explains how tenant participation will be supported and resourced, the actions that will be taken to ensure the continual development of effective participation and how these will be monitored.

Contact Information

Housing Customer Liaison
Civic Centre North
John Dickie Street
Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA1 1HW
Telephone: 01563 553591
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