The cladding scandal: The thousands left without a mortgage or unable to sell

The cladding scandal: The thousands left without a mortgage or unable to sell

The government recently unveiled a social housing white paper, which hopes to transform social housing’s future for the better and give hope to those affected by the disasters from the past. The seven step charter set out by the government to help raise the standards of social housing, both […] Click here to view original…

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Council calls for urgent action to address the Cladding Scandal

Council calls for urgent action to address the Cladding Scandal

At a meeting the full Council yesterday (11 November 2020), Leeds City Council approved a motion we have been calling for as local Councillors – a motion to demand the Government protects residents in Hunslet and Riverside Ward and across Leeds who have been impacted by the scandal of […] Click here to view original…

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Almost 150 buildings still wrapped in Grenfell-style flammable cladding – more than three years after the disaster

Almost 150 buildings still wrapped in Grenfell-style flammable cladding – more than three years after the disaster

By Jessie Mathewson, Local Democracy Reporter Londoners’ lives are “at risk” because of failures to reform building regulations in the wake of Grenfell Tower fire, Sadiq Khan has warned. The Mayor blamed the Government and building companies for letting down the Grenfell community by not acting swiftly enough. Mr […] Click here to view original…

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Government urged to foot £15bn bill to fix unsafe cladding

Government must foot £15billion bill to fix unsafe cladding on 1.5million homes, says TV property expert Phil Spencer

Phil Spencer is calling on the government to take control of the growing cladding crisis by providing the funds required to fix the situation. Three years on from the tragic Grenfell fire, an estimated 2,000 high risk residential buildings still have combustible cladding on them, and the problem simply […] Click here to view original…

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