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The Building Safety Act’s new framework for higher-risk buildings begins to take shape
Ten months have passed since the Building Safety Act received Royal Assent. Attention now turns to the wave of new regulations to be passed to implement the new framework for higher-risk buildings.
Devonshires Housing Conferences 2023: Birmingham Programme Announced
In this fast-moving operating environment, we are keen to ensure that our housing clients are able to keep updated on key regulatory, legal and commercial changes.
Aviva Investors Ground Rent GP Limited and another v Williams and others [2023] UKSC 6
This case has been a long running dispute which essentially raised the question of how far s27A of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (‘LTA 1985’) can be interpreted.
The Subsidy Control Act 2022 came into force on 4 January 2023
The Subsidy Control Act (SCA) came into force on 4 January 2023, marking the end of the Brexit transition period in relation to subsidy control.
Private Investment in Social Housing – Part 2 – Third Parties and Stakeholders
The focus of Part 2 is on third parties and stakeholders who need to be engaged in such transactions.
What to look out for in 2023: The Pensions Edition
In this article, we have picked out 5 key things for those responsible for pensions within their organisation to be aware of.
First Remediation Contribution Order pursuant to the Building Safety Act 2022 made by the First Tier Tribunal
The First Tier Tribunal has made its first Remediation Contribution Order (‘RCO’)’ pursuant to the Building Safety Act 2022 (‘BSA’).
Private Investment in Social Housing – Part 1 – Agreeing The Terms
Facing unprecedented financial pressures in a turbulent market, a number of housing associations are seriously considering innovative partnerships to bring more private institutional investment into the social housing sector.
ESG considerations and your supply chain commercial contracts – working to Net Zero
In June 2019 the UK Government committed to reach Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. To assist in achieving this aim, reporting requirements of large or listed companies were expanded to include sustainability matters.
Governance and Disclosure Guidelines for Housing Associations Seeking Funding from Capital Markets
The Investment Association, trade body and industry voice for investment managers in the UK, recently published updated governance and disclosure guidelines for housing associations seeking funding from capital markets.
LDC v George Downing
The English High Court hands down its second reported judgment following the full trial of a building safety claim after the Grenfell Tower fire heightened concerns regarding high-rise properties in the UK.
RPs, Regulatory Requirements and their Property Portfolios
The RSH has made clear that it takes a co-regulatory approach and holds board members and councillors responsible for ensuring that RPs are being managed effectively and meeting regulatory requirements. One such requirement is the need to meet the Rent Standard and (subject to relevant exemptions) all rents must be charged in accordance with the Government’s Policy Statement on Rents for Social Housing 2019.