Reforms to Planning System “to get the Country building”

By RRPaiceCo

The Housing Secretary has announced an overhaul of the Country’s outdated planning system, designed to deliver the high quality, sustainable homes the community needs. The changes will transform a system that has long been criticized for being too sluggish in providing housing for families, key workers and young people. As well as being ineffectual in…

Green Homes Grant to be tied to TrustMark Scheme

By RRPaiceCo

Under the Green Homes Grant Scheme, homeowners in England will be able to apply for vouchers worth up to two thirds of the cost of hiring tradespeople to improve the energy efficiency of their home. The maximum contribution will be £5000, or for those on lower incomes a 100% grant up to £10,000 will be…