An open letter to Robert Jenrick: the costs of delayed leasehold reform

LKP chair of trustees Martin Boyd writes to Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick to raise concerns over leasehold reform Dear Robert, Just over ten years ago, an old leaseholder died of shame because she could not pay the huge major works bill from her social sector landlord. That single death […] Click here to view original…

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Shabana writes to FCA on cladding insurance response

Shabana has been supporting those affected by the cladding scandal in Parliament. Shabana has written again to the Financial Conduct Authority on the cladding scandal, after a disappointing response to her letter calling for an investigation into the conduct of insurers. In March, Shabana wrote to the Financial Conduct […] Click here to view original…

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Residents at 'dangerous cladding' apartment block asked to patrol for fires

Henry Street, Liverpool city centre. Image courtesy of Google Street View People in a seven-storey apartment block covered in ‘dangerous cladding’ were asked to carry out “waking watch” patrols to guard against fire in a move branded as “shocking” by those living there. The idea was proposed by property […] Click here to view original…

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Our last blog post at the beginning of the month was titled “1 week in …”. We had hoped to do a weekly post but things have been happening so fast 4 weeks have got behind us already! Back on the 4th Sophie and Brian recorded a podcast over a few glasses of wine and…

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