Housing associations with heat networks should take the opportunity now to review their existing contractual arrangements and consider how the new regulatory regime will impact on these.
Building owners and dutyholders will understandably be grappling with the multitude of regulations brought into force over the last year relating to building safety.
The scope of environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting and funder due diligence can cause quite a headache. But several publications last week gave us reasons to hope.
On 17 May 2023, the ‘Renters (Reform) Bill’ (‘the Bill’) was published. The Bill contains many planned reforms and will significantly impact both the private rented and social housing sectors.
The Housing Ombudsman has issued its latest call for evidence into communications and relationships for its next Spotlight report. The report will address ‘the latest social injustices facing the housing sector’.
With an increasing number of contractors and other industry participants entering various formal insolvency processes at the moment, we briefly consider what administration is and the issues that arise for an Employer under a construction contract.
Judgment in FM Conway v The Rugby Football Union makes clear how important the contractual arrangements are in determining the extent of project parties’ respective insurance coverage, even if co-insured.
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that a shared ownership lease granted for more than 21 years is a ‘long lease’ for the purposes of the right to manage legislation, irrespective of the size of the tenant’s share in the property.
The Renters Reform Bill has been long-anticipated, promising far-reaching reforms of housing law in England. What key issues should Boards of registered providers be considering in relation to the Bill?
The Higher-Risk Buildings (Key Building Information etc.) (England) Regulations 2023 came into force last month: what duties do they create and who is responsible?