Building safety

Everything you need to know about building safety including what Poplar HARCA does and what you can do, to stay safe at home.

If you live in a block of flats, you can scan the QR code on your building with a smart phone to see the safety records for your building including fire safety, lift maintenance, asbestos, water hygiene records and more.

Building safety leaseholder protections factsheet

The government has set out three principles underlying its new approach to building safety, of which one is a commitment to protect leaseholders. You can find more information on the government’s website.

Flat buyers

The Law Society, who represent and govern solicitors, has put together building safety advice for flat buyers which outlines some of the risks and the questions flat buyers should ask, as part of the purchase process.

 

Building safety government websiteLaw Society websiteGovernment update January 2022