New space standards for affordable housing

Welsh Government have introduced revised space standards for new affordable homes.

Gov.Wales - Development quality requirements for housing associations and local authorities: 2021 (external website)

They apply to all new build affordable homes and are encouraged on conversion schemes. These new standards replace the Development Quality Requirement (DQR) standard that was used previously. These new standards also replace the space standards set out in SPG Residential Development and SPG Residential Space Standards for affordable housing.