NLC MESSAGES DELIVERED LOUD & CLEAR AT ALL PARTY CONFERENCES

The NLC commissioned a digital advertising van to bring the voices of leaseholders to the three main party conferences.  Raising awareness of many leasehold issues including the building safety crisis, the van toured the areas close to the conference venues with a series of stunning visuals to highlight the plight of the millions of leaseholders across England and Wales. NLC founder and spokeswoman Katie Kendrick, a children’s nurse from Ellesmere Port said: Leasehold reform is a cross-party issue and needs to be a priority for all political parties.  The Labour party clearly gets how many important votes are up for grabs on this issue, with Angela Rayner including it in… Read More

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THE SUNDAY TIMES SHOWS SUPPORT TO ‘FLEECEHOLD THE PLAY’ AT CAMDEN FRINGE

Martina Lees (Journalist from The Times) has been giving Leaseholders a voice for many years. Her coverage of the Building Safety Crisis and the Leasehold Scandal has been outstanding. In today’s Sunday Times, Martina tells the NLC story of how we met and some of the challenges we have faced along the way. The article can be found here : https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/25e2f920-3220-11ee-848f-deeb3414ce27?shareToken=278879edcaba6116809490ed31b1f4d4 Fleecehold The Play was written by Michele Sheldon. She has done an amazing job of telling our story. It’s not too late to book your tickets for Camden Fringe this weekend. Thank you for all of your support over the past 6.5 years. “Together we are stronger” Please join… Read More

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SHARED OWNERS …. How has shared ownership been for you?

WRITTEN BY SUE PHILLIPS (FCCA) – Founder of Shared Ownership Resources launched in 2021 A group of MPS – the Levelling Up, Housing & Communities (LUHC) Committee – has launched an inquiry into shared ownership. They’re interested to know whether shared ownership lives up to the promises made for it. Is it a realistic pathway to full home ownership? Is it affordable? Do shared owners face challenges selling on? Clive Betts, the Chair of the Committee, says: “We want to explore whether shared ownership is providing the right answer for those people locked out of traditional home ownership and who are hit by rocketing private rents.” The LUHC Committee has published… Read More

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‘FLEECEHOLD THE PLAY’ – ON STAGE THIS JULY & AUGUST – BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW

Katie, Jo & Cath would love to invite you to watch ‘Fleecehold’ The Play. A dark political comedy based on the true story of three working mums from the North-West of England who took on the Government, powerful developers, and freeholders to bring about leasehold reform. There is nothing funny about being trapped in a leasehold property, but the feudal system is so ridiculous, you won’t believe what managing agents, freeholders and investment companies get away with when looking for more and more income streams. Welcome to Fleecehold, the ever-greedy monster of extreme capitalism, who brings financial and mental health misery to millions of leaseholders in England and Wales under… Read More

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KEEP LEASEHOLD A TOP PRIORITY – WRITE TO YOUR MP NOW !!!

We are at a CRITICAL point in our campaign. Some people may think the Leasehold Scandal is over but we know different, but does your MP? We NEED as many leaseholders as possible to write to their MP’s to keep Leasehold at the top of the political agenda. It is an outstanding matter for ALL MP’s that they have to sort. The Kings Speech provides government with an opportunity to highlight its priorities for the months ahead. WE HAVE TO MAKE SURE LEASEHOLD REFORM IS IN THAT SPEECH ! Writing to your MP can be a great way for them to hear about your Leasehold concerns and take steps to… Read More

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TAKE ACTION NOW – SIGN PETITION BEFORE IT CLOSES ON 16TH AUGUST

A fellow leaseholder has started this petition. We are calling for ALL leaseholders to sign & share this petition. We must stick together to ensure Leasehold stays on the political agenda. We can not afford to go quiet. There is currently 16,539 signatures on this petition. There should be a lot more than this. Please don’t give up, ACT NOW ! Click on the link below https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/608589?fbclid=IwAR09tOkmYiwsLhpUoQeBKMkIoJhc0-vdLc15tr45lF3OBiMPMxc2fyLUOE8 This petition calls for the Government to Extend the Leasehold Reform Act to ground rent on existing residential leases. Prior to the Leasehold Reform Act, the freeholders could set ground rent at whatever amount they chose. New protections do not extend to existing… Read More

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Even Priti Patel’s parents tried to fleece more money out of leaseholders…… 600% more !

Their response when approached by the journalist for a comment was …. “GET LOST !” The full article published in the Mirror can be found below https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/priti-patels-landlord-parents-overpriced-26959507 Katie Kendrick, founder of the National Leasehold Campaign, told the Mirror: “In this situation the leaseholder was left with no other option and was forced to a tribunal to challenge the premium.The process of challenging at tribunal is daunting, stressful and costly for leaseholders as their legal fees mount up.” The full FTT ruling can be found here And it would appear the Patels are not the only ones taking advantage of the feudal archaic leasehold system for their own financial gain.

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DELAY IN BRINGING FORWARD LEGISLATION FOR THE 4TH YEAR IN A ROW – CALLING LEASEHOLDERS TO TAKE ACTION NOW !

THIS IS A CRITICAL TIME IN OUR CAMPAIGN. WE MUST GALVANISE LEASEHOLDERS TO JOIN IN WITH THIS MASS EMAIL EVENT ON MONDAY 23RD MAY AT 9AM. All you need to do is send a copy of the NLC email (as per template below) to your MP on Monday morning at 9am. We must all send them at the same time to have maximum impact. Lets fill officials inboxes. Let them know we are not going away. Email your OWN MP CC in:Michael Gove: michael.gove.mp@parliament.ukLord Greenhalgh : greenhalghs@parliament.ukNLC : nationalleaseholdcampaign@gmail.com EMAIL SUBJECT TITLE : LEASEHOLD REFORM BROKEN PROMISES We are devastated at the decision to delay bringing forward legislation for the… Read More

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WE NEED YOU IN LONDON ON 20TH APRIL 1PM – OUR VOICES WILL BE HEARD !

Leaseholders biggest strength is each other, which is why it’s important we ALL STICK TOGETHER Urgent Call to Action! The National Leasehold Campaign supports ALL Leaseholders however they are trapped by this feudal leasehold system. THERE IS NOTHING MORE IMPORTANT THAN SAFETY. The End Our Cladding Scandal Campaign Group and many others have been working relentlessly to get to this point. The Building Safety Bill returns to the House of Commons on Wednesday 20th April and is due to become law by the end of April. If you agree that innocent leaseholders should not have to pay to fix the wrongdoings of others, join us for this LAST CHANCE TO… Read More

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ITS BACK ! LEASEHOLDERS TOGETHER RALLY – TIME FOR ACTION

We’re delighted to say that our postponed #LeaseholdersTogether rally will now be held on 16/09/21 in Parliament Square, London. Help us deliver the best rally possible by letting us know if you’re attending by clicking this link https://fb.me/e/580w4zgd5 The joint rally, will see the National Leasehold Campaign join forces with the End Our Cladding Scandal (EOCS) and charity Leasehold Knowledge Partnership Our fight, is not just about leasehold reform, it’s about everything Leasehold. It’s the thing that ties us all together. The rally will see a range of MPs and speakers take to the stage and with your help will will send a clear message to Government that enough is enough. Trust us when we say a huge amount of thought has been put into deciding this… Read More

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