Social Sector ACM Cladding Remediation Fund: application guidance

Guide for social landlords who can apply for funding to assist with replacing Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding systems on their social residential buildings.


Social Sector ACM Cladding Remediation Fund: application guidance for social landlords

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The Prime Minister announced on 16 May 2018 that the government will fully fund the removal and replacement of unsafe ACM cladding on social residential buildings 18 metres or over, owned by councils and housing associations, with costs estimated at £400 million.

The government is now providing further detail on how local authorities and housing associations can apply for this funding.

This guidance confirms the scope of the fund, provides more detail on how it will operate and sets out the information required when applying.

The application system is now open. Local authorities and housing associations can apply via Homes England for buildings outside London and via the GLA in London. More detail is provided in the application guidance. Please submit your application by 31 August 2018.

Published 3 July 2018
Last updated 30 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added amended guidance document to include updated cladding system requirements to reflect the government’s ban on combustible materials on high-rise homes.

  2. Added links to the application system.

  3. First published.