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...
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...
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Evening Standard
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...
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...
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...
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/News on the Block
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...
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...
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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