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+ Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

The Final Report of the Building Safety Review, led by Dame Judith Hackitt, has been published. It is a thoughtful review, which generally focuses on outcomes, a systematic approach, and engendering a culture of delivering and maintaining safe buildings, rather than prescriptive regulations.

18 May 2018

+ Consultation on Developer Contributions

The BPF responds to the consultation on developer contributions.​

10 May 2018

+ BPF response - Draft Revised NPPF

Read our response to the consultation on the draft revised National Planning Policy Framework.

10 May 2018

+ BPF Launches Micro-Living Definitions Research - Infographic

The BPF in collaboration with JLL has undertaken research in aid of defining housing models that fall within the category that we are now terming ‘Micro Living’ Click to view our infographic. 

8 May 2018

+ BPF Launches Micro-Living Definitions Research - Report

The BPF in collaboration with JLL has undertaken research in aid of defining housing models that fall within the category that we are now terming ‘Micro Living’ Click to view our full report.

8 May 2018

+ BPF response to RICS Lease Code Consultation

We support the principle of giving the Code regulatory status within RICS and generally support the mandatory requirements but had some concerns about how this will operate in practice, as it would only be applicable to RICS members and not the wider industry, many of whom are not RICS members. 

18 Apr 2018

+ BPF response to RICS Commercial Service Charge Code

We are generally pleased with the Code’s progression, however proposed further amendments to ensure the Code is right for the Industry.

18 Apr 2018

+ BPF response to HCLG Land Value Capture Inquiry

Property taxes generally need reform to reflect a changing world and to make them more efficient, but evolution, rather than revolution, is in our view more likely to be politically and publicly acceptable.

17 Apr 2018

+ Spring Statement 2018 - BPF Analysis

Today’s Spring Statement had been trailed as only an update on the UK’s finances, rather than a major fiscal event, and it proved just that.

13 Mar 2018

+ NPPF briefing paper

MHCLG has now published its long awaited draft revision of the NPPF.

6 Mar 2018
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