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Insights: Housing Development

Social Housing Speed Read: The Revised Consumer Standards

Section 193 of the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (the HRA), as amended by the Social Housing (Regulation) Act 2023, affords the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) the power to set consumer standards that registered providers are required to meet.

Biodiversity Net Gain: Costs in Monitoring your Gain

Following the passing of the Environment Act 2021 (Commencement No. 8 and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2024 on 17 January, we now know that the mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain regime will take effect from 12 February 2024.

Mind the Gap! The Registration Gap: Does it Really Matter?

With anticipated timescales extending into 2025 for HM Land Registry to complete new applications, we discuss why it is important to consider this before completion of a transaction and what steps can be taken to mitigate the issues that may arise during the registration gap.

Shared Ownership Lease Update

Homes England have today announced changes to the annual rent review on Shared Ownership homes from RPI to CPI and they have issued a new suite of CPI-based model leases and amended KIDS forms to incorporate this and other changes.