New-build housing: construction defects - issues and solutions (England)

CBP-7665

Published 13/11/2017 Amended 13/11/2017

Topics:  Housing standards

Summary

This House of Commons Library briefing paper considers the existing building control regime and customers’ means of redress when faced with defects in newly built housing. It summarises the findings of the All-Party Parliamentary Group's 2016 inquiry and recommended actions and explains the Government and industry response.

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http://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/CBP-7665