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HSB to Acquire LABC Warranty

HSB (UK) have announced its agreement to purchase the scheme administrator of LABC Warranty.

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Tackling the barriers to adopting MMC – what we have learned so far

MMC remains one of the most talked about topics in housing construction. What can we learn from early adopters?

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Are conditions now right for the industrialisation of housing using MMC?

Emerging from the pandemic and into a world where the focus on carbon zero is stronger than ever, has MMC's time finally come?

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How the UK economy is shaping up following the pandemic

Economists are confident that despite a “softening” of the housing market for the remainder of 2021, the outlook appears positive despite issues aroun…

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Housing providers call for more support as building safety poses threat to new development

Could building safety works put the brakes on housing associations’ plans to build more affordable housing?

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Lack of land the least of the big challenges facing housebuilders

Land availability is the least of the big hurdles facing UK housebuilders in 2021, according to a snapshot poll conducted by LABC Warranty.

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First Homes – what the new affordable scheme means for developers

The Government has published more details on the implementation of the First Homes scheme, with the first houses to be included from June 2021.

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Where are the best places to build your own home in England?

We have analysed our own data and combined with figures published through the Right to Build to scheme to assess the best places to self-build in Engl…

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New finance to support more affordable self-build mortgages

The Government has announced a new £150m fund to support a scheme to deliver low deposit mortgages for self-build and custom-build projects in England…

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Self-Builders: Avoiding the Community Infrastructure Levy?

Calling all self-builders, are you aware of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)?

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Emissions to be cut by nearly a third in all new homes in England from 2022

All new homes in England from 2022 will need to cut CO2 emissions by 31% following proposed “interim” uplift standards to building regulations.

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Have your say on overheating and the Fabric Energy Efficiency Standard in new homes

A second major consultation to inform the Future Homes Standard proposes new measures to reduce the risk of overheating in new homes in England.

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