Policy Responses and Submissions



Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP) consultation - 11/05/2009

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.

Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) uplift consultation - 14/04/2009

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.

Draft Planning Policy Statement: Eco-towns Consultation Response - 06/04/2009

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.

Component accounting: responses to the RSL SORP Working Party consultation - 10/02/2009

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.

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