Housing Standards Review Consultation

The Government has commenced a consultation on its proposal to introduce national standards for new housing following the report in 2012 of the group led by Sir John Harman. The Government is considering either issuing a new set of standards to replace the various existing standards for energy, accessibility, security, water and space set by local government and central government agencies, or fully integrating such standards into the Building Regulations. The consultation is open until 22nd October.

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