Policy & guidance

SME support crucial for unlocking new housing, finds House of ...

18/Jan/2022

SME housebuilder support crucial for unlocking new housing, finds House of Lords 'Meeting Housing Need' report ...

Scotlands draft planning framework links self build with affordability as ...

09/Jan/2022

Scotlands draft planning framework NPF4 identifies strong links betweeen self build and affordable housing in rural areas ...

Custom Build Homes responds to the Bacon Review – “the ...

23/Aug/2021

Responding to the publication of the Bacon Review recently, Custom Build Homes (CBH) welcomes the report by Richard Bacon MP, saying that, if fully implemented by the Government, it will ...

Bacon Review submission marks 10 years of NaCSBA ...

26/Jul/2021

The submission of the Bacon Review to government on 23 July marks 10 years of NaCSBA, with a huge thank you to our members who have stayed with us throughout ...

Conservative MPs push back against proposed planning reforms ...

18/Jun/2021

Conservative MPs have pushed back against proposed planning reforms in a parliamentary debate, following the loss of a traditional Conservative seat ...

Planning reform proposals stressed in Queen’s speech ...

17/May/2021

In her opening of Parliament, the Queen stressed her government's commitment to its planning reform proposals, as set out in Planning for the Future ...

Call for SME housebuilders to play greater role in delivery ...

29/Apr/2021

The Centre for Policy Studies has published The Housing Guarantee report calling for SME housebuilders to play a far greater role in housing, helping to boost housing delivery rather than housing ...

New National Model Design Code sets out provision for custom ...

04/Feb/2021

Government has announced a new National Model Design Code together with other proposals that will boosts the outcome for self and custom build ...

STA publishes new guidance on SIPs – structural insulated panel ...

16/Jan/2021

The Structural Timber Association has published new guidance for stakeholders for annyone wanting to build with Structural Insulated Panels The Structural Timber Association has published new guidance for stakeholders for ...

Coronavirus: Working safely on site for self builders and developers ...

12/Jan/2021

Anyone planning to restart a site should review NaCSBA's guidance for working safely on site during the pandemic ...