What Gove’s Responsible Actors scheme is likely to mean for building safety

charis beverton

The housing secretary has given housebuilders six weeks to sign a remediation contract or be blocked from trading. Charis Beverton and Bora Mina look at the legal questions this raises.

Costs are increasing, labour is decreasing and a new regulator will be imposing demands at ‘gateway’ stages from planning through to occupation. Large developers are required to pay a residential property developer tax to help reimburse the government’s expenditure on building safety and, very soon, those constructing residential buildings will also pay a levy on that development.

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