Building Safety Fund

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered on 26th November 2021.

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Photo of Lucy Powell Lucy Powell Shadow Secretary of State for Housing

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, how many applicants waited (a) 1 month or less, (b) between 2 and 6 months, (c) between 7 and 9 months, (d) between 10 and 12 months and (e) over 1 year for a response to their application to the Building Safety Fund.

Photo of Christopher Pincher Christopher Pincher Minister of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

The Government acknowledges that remediation of unsafe cladding is complex and each individual project will vary in their journey through the funding application process. Information on the Building Safety Fund application process and estimated timelines can be found in the Building Safety Fund application guidance available at: www.gov.uk/guidance/remediation-of-non-acm-buildings#building-safety-fund-application-process. The latest Building Safety Fund statistics, showing registration and application progress, are available at: www.gov.uk/guidance/remediation-of-non-acm-buildings#building-safety-fund-registration-statistics

It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit correctly completed applications as soon as possible. The quicker an applicant submits their application, the quicker their application will be processed. A poorly completed full application will result in delays.

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