The 105,000-home landlord will spend £1.9 billion on improving its existing homes and neighbourhoods from 2022 to 2029.
The surveys, open to buildings over 11 metres in height, will assess internal issues as well as cladding issues.
Leaseholders will now have 15 years to sue developers for safety issues as the government introduces its new Building Safety Bill.
Orbit Homes has had its new house designs matched to the Gold Standard of RoSPA’s Safer by design framework.
Empowering staff to accurately record and manage data about assets should be the priority for social landlords, writes Peter Luke.
The New Homes Quality Code places extra requirements on developers from the sale of a home to up to two years after buyers move in.
The government is seeking views on the new UK-wide tax, which would apply to residential developers with profits over £25 million.
Salix Homes has successfully completed cladding remediation work across its eight high-rise tower blocks fitted with unsafe cladding.
The HCLG Committee has called for a new Comprehensive Building Safety Fund to cover the full cost of remediating unsafe cladding.
Paul Morrell OBE and Anneliese Day QC will lead an independent review into how to improve the construction products testing system.