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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...

Waiver

In a landlord and tenant context waiver has to do with a landlord’s ability to forfeit the lease for a breach of covenant by the leaseholder. A landlord can inadvertently waive, or relinquish, his right to forfeit on certain breaches by continuing to treat the lease as still being in force by, for example, demanding further ground rent or service charges with knowledge of the breach.

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