Building Safety Fund

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered on 11th January 2022.

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Photo of Gareth Thomas Gareth Thomas Shadow Minister (International Trade)

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether the Building Safety Fund will cover the cost of spandrel replacements; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Gareth Thomas Gareth Thomas Shadow Minister (International Trade)

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, for what reason the Building Safety Fund does not cover the cost of balcony deck remediation if that work is necessary to make a residential building safe from fire; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Gareth Thomas Gareth Thomas Shadow Minister (International Trade)

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, for what reason the Building Safety Fund does not cover the cost of garage roof remediation if that work is necessary to make a residential building safe from fire; and if he will make a statement.

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

Government funding covers all works directly related to the removal and replacement of unsafe cladding systems on residential buildings of 18 metres and above in height. Detailed information on works eligible for funding can be found in the Building Safety Fund prospectus, available at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/remediation-of-non-acm-buildings#prospectus---outlining-eligibility-for-the-fund . Eligible works can cover other structural and fire safety works but only where it integral to the remediation of the unsafe cladding system.

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