12 Mar 2020

A £1bn fund to help strip combustible cladding from homes in privately owned tower blocks is “a huge step forward”, but likely to be too little and would still leave thousands of people in financial and safety limbo, leaseholders said.

Leaseholders in blocks with ACM and other kinds of combustible cladding have faced soaring costs for mortgages, insurance and interim fire safety measures.

Some have put off having children and others have described bouts of depression and suicidal feelings, with bankruptcy a real possibility.

The Guardian
Robert Booth

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