07 September 2022
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities is currently consulting on proposals to introduce a new, more stringent regulatory regime for higher-risk buildings, defined for the purpose of the in-occupation phase as a residential building that is 18m or more in height, or has at least seven storeys.
This briefing covers the consultation on the policy proposals for the in-occupation phase for higher-risk buildings in scope of the new, more stringent regime
The consultation is split into 12 parts, with each part covering a different aspect of implementing the new regime for occupied higher-risk buildings. These include:
The NHF will be submitting a sector response to the consultation. To help shape our response we are seeking views from members in response to the questions and proposals outlined in our briefing.
We are asking housing associations to get in touch and share their views by no later than Wednesday 5 October.
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