New Private Sector Housing module goes live

New Forest District Council is going live this week with a new Private Sector Housing System module from Locata.

The system incorporates a caseload dashboard, a private sector properties database as well as full Journal capabilities for surveyed properties linked to homeless cases and housing register applications.

The new module will also boast a fully functional people database, with workflow and reporting functionality.

As you would expect with a Locata system there are some impressive features, such as the Management Dashboard based on the HPA2 framework.


Other features include:

  • Programmable Tasks and Questions
  • Multiple Works per Property
  • Full Journal Access – Properties, People Owners and Contractors
  • Property Database & Details
  • Case Management System
  • Contractor Details and Multiple Schedules of Works
  • Owner Details
  • Rates for Works
  • Full Reporting

The following statutory elements are also incorporated into the system:

  • A Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) management system
  • A Housing Health & Safety Rating System (HHSRS) including enforcement
  • Houses of Multiple Occupation system (HMO) including inspections and licensing
  • Schedules of Rates (SOR) to enable the tracking of multiple payments, works and outcomes

If you would like to know more about Locata’s wide range of cloud-based housing options and homelessness products and services, please email us on