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How to apply for the next round of Help to Buy

The government has published details on what house builders and developers need to do access the next round (2021-2023) of Help to Buy equity funds.

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Shared ownership to lead new affordable home growth in England

Developers are now able to bid for a share of the government’s £12bn fund to build social and affordable homes in England.

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LABC Warranty takes first steps to share technical knowledge of MMC

LABC Warranty takes first steps to share technical knowledge of modern methods of construction to help raise standards.

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Draft Building Safety Bill – 7 key points for builders and developers

The Government has published a draft of its long-awaiting Building Safety Bill, summarising fundamental reforms of the building safety system.

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Developers granted more time to start work following planning extension

The Government has granted a planning extension for proposed developments where planning permission was due to expire.

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Virtual Inspection Service Now Live

Whilst we start to phase physical onsite inspections back, we are able to successfully conduct virtual site inspections via video calls.

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Warranty Site Inspection Services During Covid-19

We are currently working through business plans to begin a phased return to sites starting Tuesday 26th May 2020.

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Making sense of Government housing policies

Confused by all the Government housing policies and initiatives announced prior to the coronavirus outbreak? We've outlined the main ones here.

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Budget 2020 – what does it mean for the housing sector?

What did the 2020 Budget have in store for the housing sector? This article summarises the main points announced by the chancellor.

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Developers broadly in favour of a New Homes Ombudsman

Research carried out for LABC Warranty suggests that developers and house builders are broadly in favour of a New Homes Ombudsman scheme.

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Low-key start to self-build register despite demand

Around 55,000 people have signed up to the Right to Build register in England, according to self-build champion group National Custom and Self Build A…

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What will the First Homes scheme mean for developers?

How will the Government's proposed First Home scheme affect developers? We look at the consultation proposal in detail and provide a summary of the im…

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