Fact check: how many people live in buildings with dangerous cladding?

A widely cited figure of 56,000 underestimates how many people live in dangerous buildings. What is the real figure, asks Peter Apps Picture: Getty Short answer: There is no way of calculating the overall number of people impacted by the country’s building safety crisis, but it will undoubtedly stretch […] Click here to view original…

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15 May digital edition of Inside Housing out now Five buildings complete cladding remediation work despite lockdown pauses London high rise undergoing cladding work hit by fire Regulator grants deadline extension to councils with safety issues Council leaders join pledge to continue vital building safety work during pandemic Leaseholders […] Click here to view original…

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Birmingham high rise with fire safety issues faces 1,237% insurance premium hike

Fire chiefs express disappointment at tweak to safety rules on building height threshold Homelessness charity investigated over property deals and ‘luxury’ purchases Rent increases allowed during coronavirus outbreak, housing minister confirms Towards the zero-carbon home 24 April digital edition of Inside Housing out now Green building in the UK: […] Click here to view original…

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