News on the Block

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News on the Block have made available to all FPRA members a copy of their magazine, issue 125,  to read online . This issue includes our special Health and Safety feature, with an emphasis on Building Safety and includes some of the following articles.  The Property Institute exec chair steps down Properties with cladding can now access mortgage deals Rare […]

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Building safety regulator: Opportunity to take part in research

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6th March 2023 Dear Members Please see the opportunity below to take part in research from the HSE on behalf of the Building Safety Regulator – please contact Ruby directly if you would like to be involved.  Hi there, On behalf of the Building Safety Regulator (BSR), we’re conducting user research and usability testing with […]

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Government grants to install electric vehicle chargepoints (Update: 10 October 2022)

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From:  Head of Infrastructure Grants, OZEV, Great Minster House 33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR 17 October 2022   The Office for Zero Emission Vehicles champions the take-up of electric vehicles across the UK. The rental property sector has a key role in this. Electric vehicles are coming, and people want to charge at home. […]

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AGM 2022 Announce

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        12th October 2022 Dear Members, This year marks 51 years for the FPRA and we are delighted to invite you to our Annual Conference and AGM on Wednesday 23 November, 5.00pm – 8.00pm being held at the Victory Services Club, Central London, W2 2HF – we very much hope you can […]

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LUHC Committee: Letter to DLUHC on Building Safety

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From: Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee <luhccom@parliament.uk> Sent: 07 September 2022 10:57 Subject: LUHC Committee: Letter to DLUHC on Building Safety Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (LUHC) Select Committee House of Commons Wednesday 7 September  Building safety concerns – Clive Betts, Levelling-Up Committee Chair, writes to new Secretary of State Clive Betts, Chair of […]

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FPRA website questionnaire 2022

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        9 August 2022 Dear Members We are looking to enhance the FPRA website so that it delivers relevant content, is easy to navigate, and has the information you seek readily available.  We would be grateful for your help to identify how our members use the website so we can improve it […]

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Building Safety Fund opens for New Applications Today

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From: Chioma Wuche <Chioma.Wuche@levellingup.gov.uk> Sent: 28 July 2022 09:07 Subject: Building Safety Fund opens for New Applications Today Good morning, The Department is pleased to announce that the Building Safety Fund opened for new applications today.  Please see our press release for more information here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/leaseholders-protected-from-unfair-bills-to-make-homes-safe We have adapted the Building Safety Fund to ensure […]

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Potential Ministerial visit

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27 April 2022 Dear Members, We have been asked by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities to help identify some of our member blocks for a potential Ministerial visit. The Minister is keen to talk to leaseholders about their experience of the leasehold system, in particular those that have collectively enfranchised or exercised […]

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Filming The Zetland

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Filming The Zetland The Zetland building in Saltburn-by-the-sea is perched on  the north-east coast of England. It is a building with over 150 years of history and formerly a Railway Hotel, with its own mainline railway platform. The platform allowed hotel guests to travel straight from the train carriage into the Hotel.  In the 1980’s, […]

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Leaseholder Advice Lab 4th November 2021

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      7 October 2021 Dear Members Please find below details of a Leaseholder Advice Lab hosted by Save My Service Charge and News on the Block which you may find of interest. ________________________________________ We are happy to announce a new annual event aimed at leaseholders which will be hosted by Save My Service […]

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