Building Regulations comprise a series of guidance manuals with which builders must comply in order to get a scheme approved . This article explains what they are and how they are enforced and applied.
The Fire Safety Act 2021 details fire safety obligations in multi-occupied residential buildings
New statutory system for regulating building safety will have significant commercial and contractual implications
This article sets out responsibilities that will exist when the Building Safety Bill comes into force and details of property information that will form the Golden Thread
Given the nature of the product, BTR schemes often require a specific and bespoke approach to planning matters.
When developing a Build to Rent scheme, you will need to appoint a building inspector, who will work alongside you to ensure your project meets Building Regulations.
Here's all you need to know about construction Gateways and the role of the HSE in the Building Safety Bill
Thorough maintenance planning and budgeting will avoid any unnecessary surprises, reduce the risk of major failures and keep pace with legislative change
This article breaks down the risk areas for BTR into investment, development and design and highlights the key areas which investors and developers need to consider
Council officers and elected members need to be up to speed when it comes to understanding the differences between BTR and for-sale housing
In an environment of fast-changing economic, regulatory, social and investor demands, BTR developers should take a forward-looking approach to design in order to avoid scheme stranding
The results of an Atamate survey suggested all-electric apartments out-performed air-source heat pumps and met Future Homes requirements