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Service charges and other issues

Service charges, administration charges, ground rent, recognised tenants associations and forfeiture. For a brief summary...

Leasehold Extension – Getting Started

The right to extend the lease of a flat under the Leasehold Reform Housing and...

Living in Leasehold Flats – A guide to how it works

The nature and typical rights and obligations that relate to the ownership of a leasehold...

Section 20 Consultation for Private Landlords, Resident Management Companies and their Agents

Consultation for qualifying works to a building and qualifying long-term agreements. Purpose of this booklet...

Leasehold Houses – Buying the freehold – Qualification and procedure

Qualification requirements for a tenant to buy the freehold of their leasehold house and outline...

Right to Manage

The right for leaseholders of a building containing flats to take over the management of...


Quick links to our most popular guides: Living in leasehold, Service charges, ground rent, insurance, administration charges, Lease extension | Calculator, Buying the freehold – Flats, Buying the freehold – Houses, Right of First Refusal, Right to Manage, Understanding your lease, Application to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber), Buying a flat

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the questions we get asked the most

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Free webinars

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Downloadable application forms for the Tribunal

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Wales - Differences in notices and other documents

Most of the legislation is identical but there are critical differences between English and Welsh residential landlord and tenant law in respect of content and format required in notices.

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Fact sheets

Brief summaries of the key points of residential leasehold law

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Template documents

Template letters for helping with common leasehold issues

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Tightly focused articles on specific issues for the leasehold sector

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