Feature: Flat owners caught in mortgage trap

The Grenfell fire tragedy of June 2017, in which 72 people died, has highlighted fire safety issues with thousands of blocks of flats, exposed decades of lax building controls, and shone a light on a construction sector that focused on building properties fast and cheap. The fire spread quickly […] Click here to view original…

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We demand action, via these 10 steps: The government must lead an urgent national effort to remove all dangerous cladding from buildings by June 2022 The Building Safety Fund must cover all buildings, regardless of height, and a range of internal and external fire safety defects not just cladding The government should provide the money…

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The next fire won’t wait. Here are the 10 steps to End Our Cladding Scandal

Inside Housing has joined with residents of buildings with dangerous cladding to call for the government to lead an “urgent, national effort” to end the scandal that has left tens of thousands of buildings nationwide clad in dangerous materials and residents asked to pay. With tens of thousands of […] Click here to view original…

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Today we’re launching #ClearTheCladding as millions of people are still trapped in flammable buildings over three years after Grenfell Today we’re launching #ClearTheCladding as millions of people are still trapped in flammable buildings over three years after the Grenfell tragedy. 72 people were killed in the fire and afterwards […] Click here to view original…

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BBC Radio WM

A campaign group in Birmingham says it’s worried there may be dozens of buildings in the city with cladding issues that aren’t being identified – that could leave flat owners seriously out of pocket.

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