British corporation extorts residents for removing ‘Grenfell’ cladding

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Lucy IrelandBy Phil Miller in England:

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Manchester residents hit with cladding bill

RESIDENTS at a block of flats in Manchester are facing bills of tens of thousands of pounds to replace cladding, the Morning Star understands.

Leaseholder Lucy Ireland, 28, says she is living in fear about the fire safety of her housing block after authorities told her it was unsafe.

Concerns over cladding emerged across the country in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster, in which 72 people died.

At least two blocks of flats in Manchester have already landed their leaseholders with £10,000 bills to replace cladding, after a tribunal ruled that the freeholder was not liable.

Now another site in Manchester, owned by property management firm UrbanBubble, is passing the costs on to its residents at a nine-storey location.

Ms Ireland believes her bill could be up…

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