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Will nationwide minimum space standards resolve the housing crisis?

Will nationwide minimum space standards resolve the housing crisis?

A Royal Institute of British Architects campaign are set to introduce a minimum space standards for new-build homes might have won government support but it has not impressed homebuilders.

The Department for Communities and Local Government recently completed a consultation on housing standards, setting out the government’s vision for a single national space standard including bedroom sizes, ceiling heights and storage.

The UK has the smallest homes in Western Europe, according to RIBA. The royal institute is keen to promote the concept ...

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