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Housing: Access

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 179280, tabled on 12 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether his Department has plans to bring forward legislative proposals to require all new homes to meet the accessible and adaptable standard.

Answered on

20 April 2021

Further to our consultation on how to raise accessible housing standards, we are considering responses and will publish a Government response setting out next steps

The evidence from this work will help Government consider what changes can be made, including reviewing and potentially tightening the regulatory framework to deliver accessible new homes and updates to statutory guidance.