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Awaab Ishak: Toddler’s death from mould triggers review of landlord guidance

Ministers have announced a review of landlord guidance on the health risks of damp and mould following the death of a toddler. Two-year-old Awaab Ishak died in December 2020 from a respiratory condition caused by “extensive” mould in a one-bedroom flat where he lived with his parents, Faisal Abdullah and Aisha Amin, in Rochdale, Greater […]

Government opens consultation proposing second staircases in buildings and mandatory sprinklers in care homes

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has proposed several new updates to Approved Document B, including recommendations to mandate sprinklers in care homes and second staircases for new tower blocks over 30m in height. The Government is inviting responses to the consultation which is open until 17 March 2023 – responses can be […]