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Implementing the Social Housing Regulation Act 2023 – obligation to provide information to your tenants
23/01/24
The new Social Housing Regulation Act 2023 included a number of specific measures aimed at improving the safety and quality of social housing and generally improving the lives and voice of tenants who live in social housing.
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The government has published an updated National Planning Policy Framework
03/01/24
In this insight we summarise some key takeaways from the NPPF update and what this means for housing development.
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Changes to the Capital Funding Guide
22/12/23
A series of changes have been made to the Capital Funding Guide. These changes improve the options available for selling or subletting homes in Shared Ownership with a focus on those affected by building safety issues for RPs.
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The government opens consultation on Statutory Guidance under section 215 of the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008
30/11/23
The Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) has opened a consultation on how it proposes to use it intervention and enforcement powers in the future.
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Judgement handed down on Churchill v Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council [2023] EWCA Civ 1416
29/11/23
The handing down of today’s judgment from the Court of Appeal will provide some long awaited answers for Social Landlords.
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Housing Case Law – November 2023
27/11/23
Our monthly Housing Case Law brings you a roundup of the latest cases and court decisions in one practical update.
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Breaches of Planning Control: immunity periods
21/11/23
This insight focuses on the changes that will be brought about by Levelling-Up and Regeneration Act 2023 in respect of amending the time periods contained in the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for councils to enforce breaches of planning control.
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Latest on building safety regulations: second staircases in higher risk buildings and Building Safety Act 2022
09/11/23
The government has taken significant steps to enhance building safety regulations to ensure the safety of residents and occupants. Latest key updates and developments summarised in this insight.
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King’s Speech: new leasehold reform announced
07/11/23
Today marked the King’s first opening of Parliament. Within his speech new leasehold reform was detailed in line with the proposed Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill (the Bill) expected to be brought to Parliament in the coming months.
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Housing Case Law – October 2023
01/11/23
Our monthly Housing Case Law brings you a roundup of the latest cases and court decisions in one practical update.
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The Levelling Up and Regeneration Act 2023: a reminder of what this means for planning and housing
27/10/23
On 26 October 2023 the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill 2022-23 (LURA 2023) received Royal Assent. In our latest insight our experts outline the changes LURA will have specifically on planning and housing.
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Updates to the Shared Ownership Model Lease rent reform: What do RPs need to know?
25/10/23
On the 12 October 2023, Homes England updated the shared ownership model leases, making a shift on the rent calculation from previous reviews based on Retail Price Index (RPI) to Consumer Price Index (CPI) .