Future Homes Task Force to ensure housebuilding is aligned to UK’s net-zero target

A new cross-sector Future Homes Task Force is set to establish a multi-million-pound Delivery Hub to assist the built environment sector in improving the environmental footprint of new housebuilding. The Task Force will comprise of organisations across the built environment sector, as well as utility providers, material suppliers and environmental groups. It will establish a Delivery Hub to ensure housebuilding aligns to environmental legislation set up by the UK Government.

The announcement comes one month after Business Secretary Alok Sharma called on tradespeople across the UK to access the Government’s new £2bn Green Homes Grants scheme to mobilise efforts to improve the energy efficiency of the UK’s housing stock.

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