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Tower Block Flats (Defects)

Volume 79: debated on Friday 24 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he proposes a warranty scheme for repairs to defects in flats within tower blocks which have been sold under the Housing Act 1980.

Owners of flats who are eligible for assistance under the Housing Defects Act will receive that assistance by way of repurchase at 95 per cent. of the defect-free value. Reinstatement grants are not available for flats because of the difficulty of reinstating flats individually.