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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...

April 2019 LEASE data sharing, Interfering landlords, Improvement of LEASE guides
March 2019 Industry pledge to crackdown on toxic deals, LEASE response to Commonhold consultation, New template document for service charges
January 2019 Message from new LEASE Chair, new Housing Complaints Resolution Service, updated lease extension calculator
December 2018 Building safety, service charges, commonhold
October 2018 Government consultation on leasehold reform, New Homes Ombudsman, Law Commission regional consultation events
September 2018 LEASE submission to Government inquiry, Law Commission proposes reform, Fire door safety week
August 2018 Leasehold reform inquiry, charges for consent to alterations, cladding issues
May 2018 Report on building regulations and fire safety, rollover management agreements, Law Commission leasehold project
April 2018 Regulation for managing agents, Tribunal decision on cladding
February 2018 Consultations on commonhold and redress
January 2018 Use of fire wardens, Mundy appeal on relativity
December 2017 Leasehold reform, Christmas quiz
October 2017 Seeking views on regulation of managing agents, LEASE responses to consultations
September 2017 Consultations, Shelter research, Rollover agreements for S20
July 2017 Government consults on leasehold houses and residents’ associations, article on participation agreements
June 2017 Grenfell Tower, service charges, pets, high ground rents
March 2017 Housing White Paper, dealing with water leaks, new template documents
December 2016 Christmas quiz, rising ground rents, right to manage
November 2016 LEASE at the FPRA AGM, AirBnB, Right of First Refusal
October 2016 7 key leasehold issues, AirBnB case, launch of new guides
June 2016 New LEASE website, Housing and Planning Act, Informal lease extensions, Right to Manage
March 2016 Early results of leaseholders’ survey, important cases on breach of lease
December 2015 Christmas quiz, new professionals advice line, case report on challenging service charges
September 2015 MoJ considers increase to Tribunal fees, Right to Buy changes
June 2015 Major works, Health & Safety for leasehold property, important new decisions
March 2015 Government responds to CMA report and releases discussion papers, important new decisions
January 2015 Free leaseholder event at the LEASE Conference, redress schemes, free webinars
October 2014 LEASE Conference, Redress schemes, Service charge limits, Land Registry changes
July 2014 LEASE has moved, Phillips and Francis update, LEASE and ALEP increase help for leaseholders

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