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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Leasehold Revolution

LEASEHOLD REVOLUTION – A step closer to Abolishing Leasehold.

Government have announced the biggest reform to English property law in 40 yrs but the devil will be in the detail ……..
Will this really end the Leasehold Scandal ?

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WE NEED YOUR URGENT HELP TODAY ! – The government appear to be on the verge of betraying leaseholders.

We may not have paid lobbyists to mislead and influence Number 10 but we do have People Power on our side. ACT NOW !!

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NEW LEASEHOLD DOCUMENTARY RELEASED TODAY BY MP BARRY GARDINER

LEASEHOLDERS STORIES – TRAPPED & EXPLOITED MP Barry Gardiner has today released an excellent new 42-minute documentary which tells the story of the millions of leaseholders who are trapped in their own homes, unable to sell The documentary examines the need for better rules to govern apartment management and construction. Barry highlights the imbalance of power that keeps leaseholders as prisoner in their own homes. “The need to end leasehold has never been clearer and with your help we can make sure that this injustice is no longer ignored” Barry Gardiner MP PLEASE SHARE THIS DOCUMENTARY FAR AND WIDE IN GROUP CHATS, ON FACEBOOK, X AND ACROSS ALL SOCIAL MEDIA.… Read More

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TODAY IS THE DAY – GROUND RENT CONSULTATION ENDS

The Governments Ground Rent Consultation closes TODAY. This is your FINAL reminder to complete the Ground Rent Consultation. This is the best opportunity we have had to make a HUGE change to the system that is rotten to the core. Some Leaseholders may feel their Ground Rent is the least of their problems when they face thousands of pounds unfair Service Charges BUT our campaigns aim to ABOLISH LEASEHOLD has never changed. Killing ground rents for EXISTING leaseholders would go a VERY LONG WAY to getting to our final destination. We have provided guidance below on how to do this. PEPPERCORN IS THE ONLY WAY AHEAD !! Don’t leave it… Read More

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GROUND RENTS COULD DROP TO A PEPPERCORN IF YOU TAKE ACTION NOW !

Existing Ground Rents could drop to ZERO if leaseholders take ACTION NOW!

We are fighting for our homes – Consultation closes 17th January

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LEASEHOLD DEBATE MONDAY 11TH DEC – ENSURE YOUR VOICES ARE HEARD BY EMAILING YOUR MP NOW

Following on from the introduction of the Leasehold and Freehold Reform draft bill the 2nd reading will take place on Monday 11th December. You can track the passage of the bill here: Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill What we need Leaseholders to do now is email their MP, tell them your situation, and ask them to participate in the debate. It is vitally important your elected politicians represents YOU at the debate on Monday 11th December – Email them to tell them your stories. The NLC has provided a template email which can be found by clicking HERE. The template is only a guide. It’s really important leaseholders tell their… Read More

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CHOOSE ONLY A PEPPERCORN – COMPLETE THE GROUND RENT CONSULTATION NOW

The government is currently consulting on ‘restricting ground rent for existing leases’. We know leaseholders have completed endless amounts of consultations but we ask you once more to complete this consultation. A MOVE TO A PEPPERCORN GROUND RENT IS THE ONLY OPTION TO KILL OFF GROUND RENTS The NLC is galvanising leaseholders to respond to this consultation en masse. The consultation paper outlines 5 oprtion: The NLC are encouraging leaseholders to boycott ALL the other options and ONLY SELECT CAPPING EXISTING GROUND RENTS AT A PEPPERCRON Cath Williams Co-founder of the NLC states “The rationale we put forward for choosing this option is simple.  Peppercorn ground rents are positive for leaseholders,… Read More

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IT’S HERE ! THE LEASEHOLD & FREEHOLD REFORM BILL WILL BE INTRODUCED TO PARLIAMENT ON MONDAY 27TH NOVEMBER

Two weeks after the King’s Speech, the long awaited Leasehold & Freehold reform bill will enter parliament Bill to amend the rights of tenants under long residential leases to acquire the freeholds of their houses, to extend the leases of their houses or flats, and to collectively enfranchise or manage the buildings containing their flats, to give such tenants the right to reduce the rent payable under their leases to A PEPPERCORN, to regulate charges and costs payable by residential tenants, to regulate residential estate management and to regulate rentcharges. Leasehold & Freehold Reform Bill We have been repeatedly promised leasehold reforms for many years but this momentous moment can… Read More

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HAVE YOU SEEN THE NLC LONDON BUS?

NLC launches ‘Leasehold is NOT Home Ownership‘ London Bus Campaign. We have commissioned 40 London buses around Westminster to spread our message and raise awareness. The initiative will be seen on the back of London buses circulating the capital for the next month. Katie Kendrick, founder of the NLC states “Following the King’s Speech, which announced the up and coming Leasehold and Freehold Bill, we really are at a crucial time in the campaign. This is no time for consultation fatigue, we urge all leaseholders to complete the governments new consultation on restricting ground rent for existing leases. The NLC is urging all existing ground rents are set at a… 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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