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Housing news from UK Parliament.

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Housing crisis needs action on planning, SMEs and housing for elderly, says Lords report
The Built Environment Committee has published its report, ‘Meeting housing demand
10 January 2022
Lords concludes examination of Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill
Bill awaits Royal Assent. Catch up
09 December 2021
Levelling Up Committee launches inquiry into exempt accommodation
Committee launches an inquiry into exempt accommodation
07 December 2021
Experts questioned on building safety progress
Housing Communities and Local Government Committee examines the progress made in implementing the recommendations of the 2018 Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety
19 November 2021
Net zero buildings: What materials are on offer and how can the planning system support sustainability?
The Environmental Audit Committee explores the sustainability of the built environment and embodied carbon
15 November 2021
Lords debates cost to leaseholders of fire safety work
Lords debates financial impact on leaseholders and the need for safe housing. Find out more
05 November 2021
A block of flats at night
Lords debates people’s ability to afford to stay in their homes
Members debate combined impact of the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, reduction in Universal Credit and the upcoming rise in fuel prices. Catch up
28 October 2021
Members raise topical and current issues in Grand Committee debates
Lords debates social care, the treatment of people with autism, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and UK business with Africa. Learn more
27 October 2021
A row of houses
Lords examines Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill at third reading
Lords completes final stage of scrutiny. Catch up
15 September 2021
Housing inquiry launched by new Lords Built Environment Committee
The new House of Lords Built Environment Committee launches its first inquiry on the demand for housing in the UK.
29 June 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss human rights sanctions, housing developments on flood plains, Official Development Assistance and the Child Maintenance Service. Learn more
25 June 2021
How will COVID-19 impact housing and green spaces in towns and cities?
On Tuesday 22 June, the COVID-19 Committee explores the impact of the pandemic on housing and green spaces in towns and cities.
15 June 2021
Evidence session on Permitted Development Rights with Policy Exchange, London First and YIMBY Alliance
Committee holds evidence session on Permitted Development Rights with planning policy experts
07 June 2021
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