Leaseholders victims of the hazardous cladding crisis should be financially protected from the costs of remediation, the Law Society has said

Leaseholders victims of the hazardous cladding crisis should be financially protected from the costs of remediation, the Law Society has said. 

Solicitors are reportedly saying that transactions are stalling in the absence of a solution. 

Following the devastating Grenfell fire in 2017, the public inquiry exposed the widespread use of dangerous cladding on buildings across England and Wales. 

Thousands of tenants have now been billed large sums, up to £45,000 and more, by landlords and management companies to fund the cost of rectifying or removing the cladding. 

Many tenants are trapped and unable to sell their homes, with some having been made bankrupt as a result. 

Legally, ...

Nicola Laver
Editor
Solicitors Journal

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