MPs have for the fifth time rejected an attempt to protect hundreds of thousands of leaseholders from crippling fire safety bills of up to £100,000 each.
Flat owners who have struggled to sell their homes because of fire safety risks, despite not having any cladding on their building, could soon be able to find buyers after surveyors proposed changes to how the properties are valued.
Over two years on, the shockwaves of the Grenfell Tower disaster are being felt throughout the residential property industry, as legal expert, Tim Middleton explains.
Banks and building societies say they weren't consulted on EWS1 form exemption announcement made over weekend by government.
The owners of tall buildings face pressure to continue removing dangerous cladding, despite coronavirus, after a new fire test showed how quickly flames can spread.
Owners of apartments wrapped in dangerous cladding urge PM to release billions in funding
The government has “named and shamed” five building owners who have not fixed dangerous cladding on their properties, describing their behaviour as “egregious”.
Mounting confusion about cladding has forced many to rent – or live in unsaleable homes
Government will next month start naming those responsible for buildings where works have not yet begun
In the wake of the Grenfell disaster, owners of high-rise apartments are finding their flats are worth zero
Helen King is desperate to sell her east London flat so that she can finally move in with her partner.
She has had a buyer lined-up for five months, but the sale has not progressed.
Ms King needs to supply them with a cladding safety report for her property to be valued and a mortgage secured.
Claim is made by Labour Party which says bungling over cladding is forcing surveyors and lenders to under-value some properties within towers over 18m tall.
Changes to building fire regulations have significantly delayed new build sales in blocks above 18 metres, according to a new report.
Proposals have been announced by the Government that would ensure more sprinklers in new high rise blocks of flats in England.
There are 107 high rise residential and publicly owned buildings in England that have completed remediation works to remove and replace Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding systems, the latest data shows.
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Grenfell United are projecting messages on to tower blocks in Salford, Newcastle and London which they say are unsafe.
The Government is inviting views on a new building safety regime, as it seeks to bring forward new legislation to keep residents safe following the deadly Grenfell Tower fire.
The Government is making around £200 million available to remove and replace unsafe cladding from more than 166 privately owned high rise buildings in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.
Houses developed by Persimmon Homes and Bellway Homes have potentially dangerous fire safety issues, BBC Watchdog Live has found.
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