Damning Leasehold Inquiry Report reLEASED

Select Committee Inquiry damning report into the Leasehold Scandal…. Can this be the start of reLEASING Leaseholders from the Shackles?

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NLC URGES ALL LEASEHOLDERS TO COMPLETE THE COMMONHOLD CONSULTATION – CLOSES 10TH MARCH 2019

“Bolstered by calls for leasehold reform from the public and media, commonhold has been brought back on to the political agenda” PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO SUBMIT A RESPONSE TO THIS CONSULTATION. COMMONHOLD PROJECT CLICK HERE IS THIS FOR FLATS OR HOUSES? The success of the National Leasehold Campaign is PEOPLE POWER & SOLIDARITY. Leaseholders have been abused and will continue to be abused unless ALL leaseholders unite together to have their voices heard. The message we want to get across is irrespective of if you are a leaseholder of a flat or a house we are all victims of this horrific feudal outdated & abusive system. Commonhold is a… Read More

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NLC RESPONSE TO LEASEHOLD CONSULTATION.

NLC RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT’S LEASEHOLD REFORM CONSULTATION 26/11/2018 Implementing the ban on the unjustified use of leasehold in new build houses Q1: Do you have views on any further means to implement the ban on unjustified new residential long leases being granted on non-exempt houses? A1: Yes If you do, please explain: The NLC supports the ban on new leasehold houses but is concerned by the softening of language, introduction of proposed exemptions and the proposed cap on ground rents of £10. The previous Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, was unequivocal in his desire to ban leasehold houses and reduce ground rents to zero.… Read More

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SELECT COMMITTEE INQUIRY EVIDENCE

Everyone had the opportunity to submit their evidence to the Select Committee. Clive Betts states “we had so much evidence, more than any other inquiry we have EVER done” Session 1 – 5th November 2018 Evidence given by Sir Peter Bottomley MP, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Leasehold Reform, Jim Fitzpatrick MP, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Leasehold Reform, Martin Boyd, Chair of Trustees, Leasehold Knowledge Partnership Jo Darbyshire, National Leasehold Campaign, Katie Kendrick, National Leasehold Campaign, Shula Rich, Director, Federation of Private Residents’ Associations Watch Here Transcript of Session 1 Session 2 – 19th November 2018 Evidence given by Jason Honeyman, Chief Executive, Bellway, David Jenkinson, Group Managing Director and Main… Read More

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SELL OUT IN MANCHESTER

The first Leaseholders Conference held today in Manchester was a sell out and a massive success. The law commission speakers were welcomed by leaseholders and professor Nick Hopkins explained the complicated task they have been given. Emotions were high as leaseholders feel very passionate about the position that has been forced upon them due to systematic failures of the system. Justin Madders MP speech was incredible as always. The room came alight when he spoke and cheers of support echoed the packed room. Great advice was given by Simpson Millar regarding professional negligence. The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government spoke about the banning of leasehold houses and also… Read More

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