The UK Government has published a response to a consultation on improving the data offer and enabling innovation for non-domestic customers.
The Lettings Industry Council (TLIC) has published a report making practical and workable recommendations based on the expected changes to be introduced in the Renters' Reform Bill.
The UK Government Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) is accepting applications in England and Wales for grants for the installation of low carbon heating systems.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched a consultation to test the design of the EBSS, ensure that support is provided as widely as possible in a simple and cost-effective way and that the recovery mechanism is clear and efficient.
The UK Government's three-year Boiler Upgrade Scheme opened on 1 April, offering grants of up to £6,000 to property owners in England and Wales towards the cost of low carbon heating systems.
Propertymark hosted three sessions with members and the Scottish Government on aspects of the Draft Rented Sector Strategy consultation.
Cutting taxes is the key theme of the Spring Statement delivered by The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, and VAT on the installation of energy-saving materials in residential properties will be cut to zero per cent.
Propertymark calls on all parties ahead of the Northern Ireland elections in May to recognise the crucial role played by those in the property sector to meet the country's housing needs.
Propertymark has been cited in the Scottish Government’s analysis of responses to inform the consideration of the future expansion of the pilot to a nationwide support scheme.
The Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group (EEIG) which Propertymark is a member of, has called for the introduction of an Energy Saving Stamp Duty Incentive that will encourage homeowners to future-proof their homes against high energy bills.
Agents, landlords and anybody working in or alongside the Scottish private rented sector (PRS) are being called upon by Propertymark to take part in virtual roundtables to discuss the raft of proposed changes within the Draft Rented Sector Strategy.
A new report, published by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), in partnership with Architects Declare, has called on the built environment sector to drastically reduce its carbon emissions to work towards the UK Government’s Net Zero: Build Back Greener Strategy.
Propertymark has long called for the implementation of a well-costed, long-term financial plan to support homeowners and landlords to improve the energy efficiency of their properties.
The Welsh Government has set out revenue and capital spending for the next three years, focusing on supporting Wales’s economic recovery as it emerges from the pandemic, seeking to strengthen it in a sustainable way to deliver a greener Wales.
The Scottish Government sought views on their proposals to include the introduction of an energy target for new buildings, in addition to the current emissions target, as well as an uplift to the 2015 standard of energy efficiency for new buildings – both domestic and non-domestic.
A Draft Rented Sector Strategy has been published by the Scottish Government, setting out how they will work with landlords and tenants to provide accessible and affordable homes.