Housing Standards: The cost of the Code and future targets

Futuristic cityscape What are the future housing standards targets and what has happened to the Code for Sustainable Homes? This blog post discovers what’s been going on…

DECC have released for comment new draft technical housing standards following on from their 2013 … Read the rest

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What’s achievable on-site? (The Housing Standards Review and the London Plan)

The Housing Standards Review was discussed this week at the Zero Carbon Hub’s ‘Nearer to Zero’ event in London. The main event was the launch of the Hub’s ‘End of Term report’, (which I’ll write about in separate posts), but Read the rest

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Are standards being scrapped?

Scrapping local authority control. The housing standards review consultation closes on the 22nd October, one of the key proposals  is the scrapping of a local authority’s ability to require more to be done as planning requirements.

If the Code carbon and energy targets are … Read the rest

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