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'Aspirational' report on future of Scottish housing highlights existing policy weaknesses, says expert

The amount of development land going through the Scottish planning system should be doubled by 2016 as part of a package of measures to increase the country's "inadequate and elastic" supply of housing, according to an industry report. 05 Aug 2014

UK government sets out long-awaited energy efficiency standards for new property rentals

Landlords in England would have to upgrade the energy efficiency of their properties to at least an 'E'-rated Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) standard before they could let them out under plans put forward for consultation by the UK government. 25 Jul 2014

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Samsung, Dell among first companies to commit to development of open standard for 'smart' devices

Development of an industry-wide specification and certification programme for 'smart' devices for use in connected homes and offices will be the first priority of a new industry consortium. 09 Jul 2014

Bank of England sets out new limits on amounts banks can lend on risky mortgages

Large UK banks should limit the amount of mortgages they approve where the loan is more than 4.5 times the value of the customers’ annual income to no more than 15% of new residential mortgage approvals, the Bank of England has said. 30 Jun 2014

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