Fire Safety and Evacuation Arrangements in high-rise buildings

TAROE Trust Position Statement  TAROE Trust is aware that the issue relating to fire safety and evacuation arrangements remains an area of significant concern to tenants.  A Government review into requirements for establishing Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs) has been paused, and particular concerns exist over information collection requirements around …

Government announces measures to drive up quality in the sector including a new Social Housing Quality Resident Panel

The Government has launched a range of measures today that are designed to drive up standards in the regulated housing sector. Resident Panel Perhaps most notable is the announcement of a new national Resident Panel which will bring approximately 250 residents from across the country together to discuss and influence …

Government makes announcements on smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms

The DLUHC has announced that smoke alarms must be fitted in all rented accommodation within the regulated housing sector. The announcement also confirmed that carbon monoxide alarms must be fitted in all rented properties with gas boilers or fires. The new rules will be implemented by the┬áSmoke and Carbon Monoxide …