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A New Era of Social Rented Housing in England Briefing Paper

A briefing paper outlining the case for social rented housing, barriers to its development, prospects for a change in supply and an outline of trends in the supply of social housing.

Category:
Housing Research and Opinion

Author:
House of Commons Library

Access to and use of buildings: Approved Document M

Building regulation in England to ensure that people are able to access and use buildings and their facilities.

Category:
Building Control Approved Document

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Ageing Safely

Protecting an ageing population from fire risk in the home

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Chief Fire Officers Association

Approved Inspectors: changes to structure of approvals and schemes of insurance

Information on changes to Approved Inspector oversight arrangements, and new guidelines for the schemes of insurance.

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Ban on combustible materials in external wall systems: impact assessment

Impact assessment on the proposed changes to the Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018 and 2 amended Approved Documents.

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Banning the use of combustible materials in the external walls of high-rise residential buildings

Government response to the consultation on banning the use of combustible materials in the external walls of high-rise residential buildings.

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Brownfield Land Map

Interactive map to locate available brownfield sites in England

Category:
Housing Development Data

Author:
National Housing Federation

Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018: Circular 02/2018

This circular draws attention to the publication of the Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018 and amended guidance.

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Building London’s future: The next generation of council homes

This report sets out the research findings of the GLA for new opportunities to increase council homebuilding in London, based on feedback from local authorities.

Category:
Housing Research and Opinion

Author:
GLA

Building regulations and fire safety procedural guidance: circular letter 15 July 2020

This circular letter draws attention to the publication of revised Building Regulations and Fire Safety Procedural Guidance.

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Building regulations: divisional circular letters

Guidance about changes to building regulations policy.

Category:
Building Control Approved Document

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Building safety advice for building owners, including fire doors

Advice on the measures building owners should take to ensure their buildings are safe.

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Building Safety Programme: letters

Letters from the Building Safety Programme, established to make sure that residents of high-rise buildings are safe and feel safe, now and in the future.

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Building safety: independent expert advisory panel’s statement on BS8414 test

This statement sets out the panel’s response to recent press reports on the adequacy of the BS8414 tests.

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems: Approved Document J

Building regulation in England for the storage of fuel systems and combustion products.

Category:
Building Control Approved Document

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Community Infrastructure Levy

This guidance explains what the Community Infrastructure Levy is and how it operates.

Category:
Funding Guidance

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Connection Agreement Between: Fire Alarm Monitoring Organisations (FAMO) and Fire Rescue Services (FRS)

Agreement to to aid an improvement in operating standards and consistency across the fire alarm monitoring industry

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Chief Fire Officers Association

Conservation of fuel and power: Approved Document L

Building regulation in England setting standards for the energy performance of new and existing buildings.

Category:
Building Control Approved Document

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Consultation on the Use of Receipts from Right to Buy Sales

Closed consultation paper on options to reform the rules governing the use of Right to Buy receipts.

Category:
Funding Guidance

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Consultation outcome on a New National Model for Shared Ownership

Consultation outcome on a new national model for shared ownership to make it easier for people to buy more of their own home.

Category:
Funding Guidance

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Cost Benefit Analysis of Residential Sprinklers

Analysis of the impact of the installation of sprinklers in new build residential accommodation and their impact on future fires and their consequences

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
BRE

Direction on the Rent Standard

The direction requires the regulator of social housing to set a new rent standard for registered providers of social housing. It is accompanied by a policy statement which sets out the government’s policy on rents for social housing

Category:
Rent Information

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Draft Building Safety Bill

The draft Building Safety Bill takes forward reforms to the building and fire safety system.

Category:
Fire Safety Legislation

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Drainage and waste disposal: Approved Document H

Building regulation in England for foul water drainage and disposal.

Category:
Building Control Approved Document

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Efficiency and Effectiveness of Sprinkler Systems in the United Kingdom: An Analysis from Fire Service Data

A detailed analysis of data on fires in UK premises with sprinkler systems over the period 2011 to 2016.

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Chief Fire Officers Association

Efficiency and Effectiveness of Sprinkler Systems in the United Kingdom: An Analysis from Fire Service Data Incidence of Deaths and Injuries in Sprinklered Buildings: A Supplementary Report

A study of all primary fires between 2013 and 2018 to assess the impact of sprinklers on fire fatalities and injuries.

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Chief Fire Officers Association

Electrical safety: Approved Document P

Building Regulation in England covering electrical safety in dwellings.

Category:
Building Control Approved Document

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Enforcers’ Guidance

Collected perceived insights into and application of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 for the benefit of enforcing authorities

Category:
Fire Safety Legislation

Author:
Chief Fire Officers Association

Event Safety

Suite of best practice documentation for fire safety at events

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Chief Fire Officers Association

Everything you Need to Know about Build to Rent in London

An overview of why build to rent is relevant to housing in London, the benefits it can bring, and an explanation of key issues that boroughs need to consider when thinking about build to rent in their local areas.

Category:
Funding Guidance

Author:
London Councils

Fire performance of cladding materials research

Reports summarising research carried out by BRE to investigate the behaviour of selected non-ACM cladding products.

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Fire Safety Risk Assessment Guidance

Guidance for the identification of a competent fire risk assessor.

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Chief Fire Officers Association

Fire Safety: Approved Document B

Building regulation in England covering fire safety matters within and around buildings.

Category:
Building Control Approved Document

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

GLA Affordable Housing Capital Funding Guide

The rules and procedures for providing housing with funding from the GLA.

Category:
Funding Guidance

Author:
GLA

Global Accounts of Private Registered Providers

An annual summary of the financial status of social housing providers who own or manage at least 1,000 homes

Category:
Housing Development Data

Author:
Regulator of Social Housing

Great Places Commission: Ten recommendations for creating great places to live

Recommendations from the Great Places Commission for how housing associations, national and local government, and other key partners, can collaborate to make these a reality

Category:
Housing Research and Opinion

Author:
National Housing Federation

Guidance for local authorities on formal applications to disapply government rent policy

The arrangements for a local authority to apply to the Secretary of State for the Government’s Policy Statement on Rents for Social Housing to not be applied to specified accommodation.

Category:
Housing Regulation

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Guidance for the Reduction of False Alarms and Unwanted Fire Signals

Guidance to help reduce the number of false alarms from fire alarm systems

Category:
Fire Safety Guidance

Author:
Chief Fire Officers Association

Guidance on Dereliction, Demolition and Remediation Costs

Guide to some of the key issues when dealing with the redevelopment of previously developed land. It also provides an indication of the likely range of remediation costs per hectare for a given past use and a proposed future use.

Category:
Housing Research and Opinion

Author:
Homes and Communities Agency

High speed electronic communications networks: Approved Document R

Building regulation for England covering requirements for high-speed electronic communications networks in buildings.

Category:
Building Control Approved Document

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

Homes England Capital Funding Guide

The rules and procedures for providing housing with funding from Homes England.

Category:
Funding Guidance

Author:
Homes England

Homes England Funding Programmes

Summary page for the various Homes England Funding Programmes

Category:
Funding Guidance

Author:
Homes England

Homes For All: Putting Council Housing At The Heart Of Local Recovery

A report from RIBA outlining steps councils can take to deliver new council housing and ways that they can raise standards of design, quality and sustainability across the built environment.

Category:
Housing Research and Opinion

Author:
RIBA

Homes for Londoners: Affordable Homes Programme 2016-21

Summary page with further information on the Homes for Londoners: Affordable Homes Programme 2016-21

Category:
Funding Guidance

Author:
GLA

House Building: Permanent Dwellings Started and Completed by English Region

Time-series data on starts and completions of new build dwellings in English regions, on a quarterly basis

Category:
Housing Development Data

Author:
Office for National Statistics

House Price Data: Quarterly Tables

Quarterly house price data based on a sub-sample of the Regulated Mortgage Survey

Category:
Housing Development Data

Author:
Office for National Statistics

House Price Statistics for Small Areas in England and Wales Statistical Bulletins

House prices and number of transactions for property sales in England and Wales, on an annual basis, updated quarterly.

Category:
Housing Development Data

Author:
Office for National Statistics

Housing Act 2004

Legislation for the introduction of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System and other housing legislation

Category:
Housing Legislation

Author:
Parliament

Housing Benefit Information, Guidance and Good Practice for Local Authority Staff

This information is for local authority staff who process claims and administer Housing Benefit, including Local Housing Allowance.

Category:
Housing Regulation

Author:
Department for Work and Pensions

Housing health and safety rating system (HHSRS) enforcement guidance: housing conditions

Guidance for local housing authorities about their duties and powers under part 1 of the Housing Act 2004.

Category:
Housing Legislation

Author:
Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government

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