Fire Safety Bill

January 22, 2020

Providers urged to get ahead of proposed Fire Safety Bill

Social housing providers are urged to get ahead of the new Fire Safety Bill before the Home Office starts consultation in the Spring. Announced by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick in the Commons, the Bill is intended to “put beyond doubt” that building owners or managers of multi-occupied residential buildings of any height are required to “consider fully and mitigate” the fire safety risks of any external wall systems and front doors to individual flats. Subsequent to Jenrick’s announcement, the Government […]