Government

IEA calls for ‘lighter touch’ for self-build as part of ...

27/Aug/2019

The Institute of Economic Affairs recently published Raising the Roof, a report on solving the UK’s housing crisis, including a call for a “lighter touch” in terms of planning to facilitate ...

Construction industry calls for delay in introduction of reverse charge ...

16/Aug/2019

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has joined wider industry calls for a delay to the VAT Domestic Reverse Charge changes, due to come into effect on 1 October 2019. ...

Shelter highlights 280,000 shortfall in homes completed, compared to permissions ...

15/Aug/2019

Shelter's data indicates a 280,000 shortfall between planning permissions granted and the number of homes built out since 2013 ...

Kit Malthouse’s contribution to the Self Build debate ...

26/Jul/2019

As Kit Malthouse moves on from housing, NaCSBA thanks him for championing the Custom and Self Build Sector. ...

Jenrick and McVey replace Brokenshire and Malthouse in core housing ...

25/Jul/2019

Boris Johnson has announced Robert Jenrick as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government and Esther McVey as Housing Minister. ...

Government must back modern methods of construction to solve housing ...

18/Jul/2019

The Modern Methods of Construction report published this month by The Housing, Communities And Local Government Committee has warned that modern methods of construction (MMC) must be supported to help ...

Victoria Prentis debates Self Build in Parliament: better, cheaper, greener ...

17/May/2019

Coming directly off the back of NaCSBA’s Custom and Self Build Week, Victoria Prentis MP presented an adjournment debate on 13 May 2019 discussing Self Building. Kicking off by saying, ...

Kit Malthouse and Kevin McCloud address NaCSBA’s House of Commons ...

14/May/2019

Held as part of National Custom and Self Build Week, NaCSBA hosted an evening reception in the House of Commons as a networking event to help put Custom and Self ...

£210 million ‘Self Build Wales’ scheme to transform Welsh market ...

18/Jan/2019

Welsh Government has launched Self Build Wales, a £210 million fund to help more people self build their own home, helping to diversify the market ...

Budget reveals little on self-build housing in run up to ...

01/Nov/2018

On the 29 October Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his Autumn Budget. Given its importance, Housing didn’t get the largest of mentions in the speech. ...