Right of First Refusal
Outline of the right of pre-emption given to qualifying tenants when their immediate landlord is disposing of his interest.
Yes, if you are a tenant of a flat apart from:
- If you own 3 or more flats in the building.
- A protected shorthold tenant under Housing Act 1980
- A business tenant
- If your tenancy is terminable on cessation of employment, for example if you are the warden of the block and the flat is yours while you work there.
- An assured tenant or agricultural tenant under Housing Act 1988.
The Right of First Refusal can be a difficult process. We recommend you get professional help from a solicitor and surveyor with experience in this area.
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