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Future homes SDG

In 2021/22, this SDG will focus on the following strategic priorities identified by the sector:

  • Influencing and implementing the new social housing grant framework

  • Influencing proposals to fund the decarbonisation of existing homes

  • Influencing the future of the Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS)

  • Understanding and implementing the new ‘Beautiful Homes and Places’ standard

  • Sharing good practice and progress on greater use of modern methods of construction

  • Influencing national planning policy

  • Work with partners to build effective relationships that support high-quality development and maintenance

  • Work closely with the safety SDG on proposals to reform building safety in Wales

Full summary

Chair: Andrew Bateson, Cadwyn Housing

Vice chair: Claire Tristham, Pobl Group

CHC lead: Aaron Hill

Other information

The workplan [Link to document] provides further detail on how this group will address those priority areas.

The terms of reference for this group can be found here [Link to document].

Past meetings

23 March 2021

  • Notes

14 January 2021

  • Notes [ENG/CYM PDF in folder]
  • Decarbonisation – WHQS and ORP, Patrick Myall, Welsh Government
  • Building Regulations Part L Consultation – Bethan Proctor, CHC
  • Local Places for Nature – Alison Kitchener
  • National Lottery Heritage Fund – Chris Hoyle

4 November 2021

  • Notes [ENG/CYM PDF in folder]
  • Presentation - WHQS
  • Presentation - Social Housing Grant

1 October 2020

  • Notes [ENG/CYM PDF in folder]
  • Presentation: Faith in Affordable Housing
  • Presentation: Placemaking (Design Commission for Wales