The Federation has responded to the Department of Energy and Climate Change consultation on proposals for a Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP). Our submission calls for a central role for housing associations in CESP and makes recommendations for how the programme could be delivered effectively.
The Federation has responded to the Government's proposal for a 20% increase in the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT). CERT has shown itself to be a useful scheme that has made an important contribution to improving properties and reducing emissions, and we support the proposed uplift. We have also responded on a number of more technical issues arising from the CERT scheme.
The Federation has responded to the Government's Eco-towns Planning Policy Statement consultation. The Federation believes that its members have a significant contribution to make in the delivery of the Eco-towns and in ensuring that the design and environmental standards are high.
Flood Emergency Framework Consultation - 25/03/2009
The Federation has responded to the DEFRA consultation on proposals to develop a National Flood Emergency Framework.
The RSL SORP Working Party has been consulting on component accounting as part of its work to oversee the development of the statement of recommended practice (SORP). Read a summary of responses to the group's recent consultation.