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  • Government has published two updates to the Cladding Safety scheme (formerly the Medium Rise scheme). The updates:

    Add information which states that FRAEWs must be provided by a Fire Risk Assessor from the Homes England accredited panel. 
    Amend the overview under Eligibility: building height, and social sector applicants: financial viability applications. 
    Make amendments to the paragraphs on Applying for funding for the Cladding Safety Scheme under Submission and funding decision on your full works application.
    For updated details on applying to this scheme click here. 

    • Building Remediation
  • Homes England has updated its guidance on the Cladding Safety Scheme.

    The Cladding Safety Scheme (CSS) was formally announced under the previous name - Medium Rise Scheme (MRS) in November 2022. The CSS will meet the cost of addressing life safety fire risks associated with cladding on residential buildings over 11m in height (11-18m in London). The GLA will continue to operate the Building Safety Fund for buildings over 18m in height in the Greater London Area.

    The new scheme guidance includes: 

    • Driving the pace of remediation and enforcement
    • Developer Pledge
    • Consideration of leaseholders and residents throughout the remediation works
    • Keeping leaseholders and residents informed
    • Fund structure and administration
    • The Building Safety Act
    • Eligibility: Who can make an application to the CSS?
    • Eligibility: Summary
    • Social sector applicants
    • Social sector applicants: Financial viability applications
    • Eligibility: Type of building
    • Eligibility: Building height
    • Financial support available
    • What we will fund
    • What we will not fund
    • Proportionality and the introduction of PAS 9980:2022
    • Cost recovery

    Read the guidance here

    • Building Remediation
    • Cladding Safety Scheme (11m-18m)