In this section you can find out more about our building safety programme, the government's response to Grenfell Tower, EWS1 forms and some of the issues that have come about as an indirect result, particularly those affecting leaseholders and people wishing to purchase flats.
On 29 April 2021, the government’s Fire Safety Bill became law. The passing of this bill means that building owners or managers of multi-occupied residential buildings must conduct a fire risk assessment for each building and take steps to reduce the risk of fire spreading. Southern Housing Group already has an up-to-date Fire Risk Assessment for each of our buildings. Read more...
More info, the government's response and our responseExplore
The current active buildings in the programmeExplore
Buildings over 18 metres
The work required for tall buildings (over 18 metres, or about 7 storeys tall) is different from shorter buildingsExplore
Some leaseholders may find it hard to sell, re-mortgage or staircase their home due to lender requirementsExplore