The changes to building regulations announced last week may prove significant, but any exemptions must be limited and there is still more for government to do, writes Holly Holder
While most of the political attention at the moment is focused on the battle to be the next Prime Minister, the current government has quietly set in motion what could be a significant overhaul to the standard and quality of our country’s homes.
This week, the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) confirmed it planned to raise the minimum accessibility standards in new homes.
We are delighted that the government has listened carefully to the overwhelming consensus on this issue.
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