Who are we and what do we want?
BrumLAG is a voluntary group of leaseholders affected by the cladding and building safety scandal in Birmingham and the wider West Midlands, set up in February 2020 to put pressure on those responsible for trapping leaseholders in unsafe buildings following the Grenfell tragedy.
Cladding removal and replacement, and other fire safety issues raised by Grenfell, are resulting in life-changing bills for leaseholders, through no fault of their own. Until repairs are made, leaseholders and tenants are trapped in unsafe buildings. Thousands of people are under incredible stress. From first-time buyers, who stretched to get their foot on the housing ladder and are now #generationtrapped, through to retirees who face living in poverty, or face bankruptcy and homelessness, with no chance to earn their way out of this crisis.
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Volunteer with BrumLAG
We are always looking for new volunteers to help with key activities including:
- Coordinating and chairing meetings
- Liaising with other groups and stakeholders on key issues such as insurance, the Building Safety Bill, etc.
- Doing media interviews
- Coordinating events
- Social media
If you think you might be able to help, please contact us with an idea of how much time you can spare and how you might be able to help. You can email us at weareBrumLAG@gmail.com or fill in our Sign Up form.
You can also support us by contributing to our fundraiser. We rely on donations to fund our work, including printing materials, organising events, running online meetings, etc. Every donation helps, big or small, and we're very grateful to everyone who supports us financially.