Hands laying bricks

Housing and Community

Charting the housing shortage and the challenges of the private rented sector.

Row of houses

Government reports on HHSRS scoping review

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has reported on the results of its scoping review into the housing health and safety rating system.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May

May’s legacy pledge to end ‘tiny homes’

Prime Minister Teresa May pledged to introduce new national design standards to end ‘tiny homes’ in her speech at the Chartered Institute of Housing conference.
Grenfell Tower clad in white sheeting after the fire

Grenfell EH team stalled

As the government pledged £200 million to replace unsafe Grenfell-type cladding, work by a promised expert EH team has still yet to begin almost a year.