Quiz - how well do you understand your lease?
Understand the key things you should know about your lease. If you are a purchaser, this can help make sure your solicitor has covered all of these points and explained them clearly to you.
The Universities of Bristol and Kent are conducting a project for Shelter, called “Identifying and filling the legal gaps exposed by the Grenfell fire”. The objectives of the project are
- To set out clearly the gaps in current legislation which may make housing less safe and/or prevent households from remedying problems;
- To set out where lack of enforcement undermines existing legal protections; and,
- To identify legal remedies to strengthen protection for tenants.
Researchers have constructed an online questionnaire, which they invite the views of leaseholders, tenants, landlords, lawyers and housing professionals. Responding to our questionnaire should take you no longer than 20-30 minutes to complete. It can be accessed here: http://bit.ly/2itpWqp