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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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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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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‘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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NLC 4TH ANNIVERSARY

The National Leasehold Campaign were honoured to receive recognition from the chairs of the APPG on Leasehold and Commonhold Reform Sir Peter Bottomley, Justin Madders and Sir Edward Davey.

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THE FORCE BEHIND THE NATIONAL LEASEHOLD CAMPAIGN

The best-known, and biggest, group of leasehold campaigners congregate together under the banner of the National Leasehold Campaign (NLC), which was formed four years ago to this day and has 20,000 members.

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The CMA has found troubling evidence of potential mis-selling and unfair contract terms in the leasehold housing sector, and is set to launch enforcement action.

LEASEHOLDERS CLAIMS HAVE BEEN VALIDATED BY THE CMA https://www.gov.uk/government/news/cma-finds-evidence-of-serious-issues-in-leasehold-selling The NLC is going from strength to strength. We have numerous social media platforms we use but the main one is facebook. If you haven’t joined please do so https://www.facebook.com/groups/nationalleaseholdcampaign/ PRESS RELEASE FOR PUBLICATION: NLC RESPONSE TO CMA ANNOUNCEMENT:  EVIDENCE OF MISSELLING LEASEHOLD HOMES The National Leasehold Campaign founders are delighted with today’s announcement by the CMA that they intend to take enforcement action and are preparing to take specific cases against developers to tackle the mis-selling & unfair lease terms. This is as a direct result of the colossal efforts of three years campaigning by Katie Kendrick (Founder); Jo Darbyshire… Read More

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THE LAW COMMISSIONS LONG AWAITED VALUATION REPORT HAS BEEN RELEASED……

The Law Commissions Valuation report is disappointing. The document made over 80 references to the Human Rights of Freeholders. Strong theme throughout, the question is is there hope for BOLD ACTION?

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