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Buildings: Repairs and Maintenance

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 34868, tabled on 12 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, when he plans to engage with (a) building owners, (b) managing agents and (c) residents of buildings on delivery of the commitments pledged by developers for buildings those developers no longer own or control.

Answered on

20 July 2022

On 13 July we published the draft of a contract with developers. The draft contract once finalised and executed will turn the commitments made in the pledge into a legally binding agreement.

Publication marks the start of a four-week period of engagement, during which we will refine the contract as necessary. As well as discussing the contract with developers during this period, we will also engage other interested parties including representatives of building owners, managing agents, residents, leaseholders, lenders and insurers.

We plan to have the terms of the contract finalised by 10 August. We expect developers to have signed the contract before the end of September.