Government moves to deal with the fallout from dangerous cladding leaves solicitors, in Sarah Dwight's view, unable to properly advise clients

On the 10 February, housing secretary Robert Jenrick gave a statement outlining new support for leaseholders faced with significant costs for the removal of unsafe cladding from their homes. 
He announced an extra £3.5 billion to be allocated, to ensure leaseholders in buildings of at least 18 metres in height will face no costs for the removal of dangerous cladding. Those in buildings between 11 and 18 eighteen metres high will have access to a finance scheme which will see them contribute no more than £50 a month to the costs of cladding removal.
It was announced that this programme would be funded by a new Gateway 2 levy on developers seeking permission to build high rise residential ...

Sarah Dwight

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