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Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Housing Today

How is the building safety regulator’s residents’ panel going to work?

To be effective, the panel must be structured to prioritise the voices of building occupants over those of owners and non-occupying leaseholders

Before the publication of the Building Safety Bill at the beginning of July, during pre-legislative scrutiny from...

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Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Landlord Zone

Thousands of landlords released from ‘cladding hell’ after EWS1 forms scrapped

Landlords who own leasehold properties in low and medium-rise apartment blocks affected by the cladding scandal will no longer have to supply an EWS1 form when selling or remortgaging their properties, the government has announced.

Thousands of landlords who...

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Evening standard

Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Evening Standard

Cladding policy U-turn: Housing minister says low-rise apartment blocks no longer need ESW1 certification

An end is in sight for victims of the cladding crisis – providing they live in low rise blocks.

Housing minister Robert Jen...

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Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/The Negotiator

CLADDING: Stats reveal failure of Govt fund

The effectiveness of the Government’s response to the cladding issue has been called into question again by property managers. Examination of applicants to the Waking Watch Relief Fund revealed nearly half of the fund is unclaimed, due to difficulty in quali...

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Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Wales247

Ringley Group launches new HQ in Cardiff

Ringley Group, one of the UK’s leading residential property consultancies, has signed up two more clients in Cardiff, who together represent over 1,000 apartments

The first scheme, known as Prospect Place, is managed by a Resident controlled Management...

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Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Investor Post

Sadiq Khan to help boroughs recover Right to Buy homes

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan will provide boroughs with funds to buy back council homes sold under Right to Buy.

The funds will form part of the £4.8bn Affordable Homes Programme 2016-23, while councils can bid for grants to either buy e...

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Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/News on the Block

Ringley Group launches new HQ in Cardiff after securing two additional new clients

Ringley Group, one of the UK’s leading residential property consultancies, has signed up two more clients in Cardiff, who together represent over 1,000 apartments

The first scheme, known as Pros...

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Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Week

Khan pledges ‘right to buy back’ funding for London councils

London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced funding for London boroughs that will enable them to purchase former council homes lost to the Right to Buy scheme.

The right-to-buy-back initiative will allow councils and local authority housing companies to acquire fo...

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Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/BTR News

Rise Homes appoint Ringley Group to oversee Greyfriars BTR scheme

Rise Homes has appointed Ringley Group to oversee the launch and stabilisation of its £15m Greyfriars Build to Rent development in Coventry. Recently completed, the Greyfriars scheme has 85 fully furnished Build to Rent homes – a mix of one, two a...

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Uk construction media

Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/UK Construction Media

Building Safety Bill Announced

The Building Safety Bill, which was published on Monday 5 July, will create lasting generational change and set out a clear pathway for the future on how residential buildings should be constructed and maintained.

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick outlined th...

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