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Negotiator

16/07/2021
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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Wales247

14/07/2021
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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14/07/2021
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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News on the block logo

14/07/2021
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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Propertyweek

13/07/2021
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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Btr news

12/07/2021
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

09/07/2021
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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Property wire

06/07/2021
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Wire

Government Brings in New Building Safety Regulations to Avoid Another Grenfell

The government has announced that homeowners will now have up to fifteen years to sue over ‘shoddy’ building work in a move  aimed at tackling the cladding issue that arose following the Grenfell tragedy.

Speaking to the BBC, Housing Secreta...

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Property wire

05/07/2021
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Wire

The London Assembly discusses housing in London

The London Assembly convened last week to discuss the Mayor’s approach to housing and planning in the new term.

The primary focus was the Mayor’s consideration of a City Hall-led development company to boost the delivery of social ...

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Mortgage strategy

05/07/2021
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Mortgage Strategy

New watchdog to prosecute developers of unsafe homes

A new Building Safety regulator will have the power to prosecute developers that fail to meet its standards, the government has announced.

Prompted by the Grenfell tragedy and the cladding scandal, ministers have today published The Building Safety Bill, whi...

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