Here you’ll find resources and examples of good practice to support you in implementing the new, more stringent regulatory regime for higher-risk buildings, and with your wider work on building safety.
We'll be adding to this page over time so keep an eye out for updates.
If your organisation has a piece of work that you think others within the sector could learn from, please get in touch.
The government ran a range of consultations on some specific proposals for how the in-occupation phase of the higher-risk regime will work. We’ve summarised the government’s response, its current policy position, and the changes it intends to make to its original proposals.
This briefing includes information available on identifying RAAC and responding accordingly, and summarises advice we’ve received on how those responsible for residential buildings can discharge their duties for the safety of people using their buildings.
Following the passage of the Building Safety Act, housing associations planning to develop new higher-risk buildings, or carry out works on existing higher-risk buildings, will be preparing for the new building control regime.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) discusses its latest work to operationalise the changes needed to implement the new higher-risk regulatory regime.
From April 2024, housing associations with higher-risk buildings will be required to obtain a building assessment certificate from the new Building Safety Regulator, which confirms that the building can be occupied.
The Building Safety Regulator joins Orbit Group, Peaks and Plains Housing Trust, and Salix Homes to look at how they're developing their building safety cases.
The Health and Safety Executive and Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities discuss:
Clarion, Pennington Choices and Peaks and Plains Housing Trust look at:
Orbit and BIM for Housing Associations discuss:
The Building Safety Act introduces new requirements relating to the way residents must be engaged with about the safety of their building. This briefing covers:
Hear directly from key members of the Building Safety Regulator team as they discuss:
In this briefing, intended to help you begin putting together your Building Safety Cases, and prepare for the new building safety regulations, find out more about: