In July, we submitted our response to the HM Treasury Consultation on the proposed Residential Property Developer Tax – you can read it here.
Thank you to everyone who helped with this submission.
Join us for our Leaseholders Together rally on Thursday 16 September 2021 (1pm-4pm) in Parliament Square, London!
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Homes England has issued new guidance notes for property valuers who have been requested by a Help to Buy equity mortgage borrower to value their property with external cladding.
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This is a guide to the McPartland-Smith amendments to the Building Safety Bill, as at 27 July 2021. We recommend that you read it together with the amendments. Many thanks to Liam Spender for providing this helpful summary.
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Government announcement on withdrawal of Consolidated Advice Note (CAN)
We met with Lord Greenhalgh and MHCLG officials on 22 July. Our detailed notes of the meeting are below. We expect the next meeting to take place after the summer recess.
Our previous meeting with MHCLG was on 26 May (see meeting notes); you may also want to check the notes of our March roundtable with MHCLG, ABI and BIBA.
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We cautiously welcome today’s shock government announcement on EWS1 and the need to inject some much-needed common sense into how building safety is being handled for low- and medium-rise apartment buildings – a true and proportionate risk-based approach is something we have been calling for since we relaunched our campaign.
Continue reading “EOCS Statement – EWS1 Requirements – Building Safety Bill”
End Our Cladding Scandal campaigners and supporters have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson begging him to end the building safety crisis.
Continue reading “Letter to Boris Johnson”
On Wednesday 26 May, we met with Lord Greenhalgh and members of MHCLG’s Building Safety Team to discuss progress.
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On 8 June, the stories of innocent leaseholders blighted by the building safety scandal were projected onto the side of the Houses of Parliament.
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Want to hit your developer where it hurts? Target their future sales!
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Join leaseholders across the country on 5 June 2021 as they protest outside new home sales offices.