The Government announced on 14th February 2022 that tough new measures were being introduced to protect Leaseholders from remediation costs and force Developers into ‘doing the right thing’.
The measures announced by Mr Gove yesterday include:
- Developers and product manufacturers that do not help fix the cladding scandal could be blocked from housing market
- Government puts its guarantee that no leaseholder living in medium or high-rise buildings will have to pay a penny for the removal of cladding into law
- New powers will allow cladding companies to be sued and subject to fines for defective products
- Protections for leaseholders extended to cover other fire safety defects
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