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16 Jan 2018

Improving home quality with HQM ONE

Quality housing for our communities is as important as ever. With Government’s pledge to build a million new homes by 2020, a major review of building regulations, a growing skills gap and increasing amounts of homeowners reporting defects[1], we clearly need more homes and...
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05 Jan 2018

Home Quality Mark ONE Consultation – we are listening.

Since the launch of Beta we have engaged with many different HQM stakeholders, including developers, assessors, consultancies designers, consumer groups, representative industry bodies, manufacturers, academics, regulators, planners, agents and various parts of the financial...
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31 Oct 2017

Getting Green Finance and Mortgages right with the Home Quality Mark.

We have a great opportunity in linking finance with the quality and sustainability of how we build homes, this should be maximised so we can deliver positive outcomes for consumers, the financial sector, developers and regulators.  The Home Quality Mark is the tool to do this. ...
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10 May 2017

A call for quality to be included in manifesto pledges

To make BREXIT work, we need to show what we can achieve and make the UK a success. Quality is a key to much that we need to achieve to drive this success.
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13 Jul 2016

Influential group of MPs welcome Home Quality Mark

The Home Quality Mark has been developed to address many of the problems highlighted in the APPG report.
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