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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Labour’s Manifesto Commits to Ending the Leasehold Scandal For Millions.

Labour will end the scandal of leasehold for millions. We will end the sale of new leasehold properties.

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MONEY SAVING EXPERT (MSE) RAISES KEY CONSUMER ISSUES TO PARTY LEADERS. VOTE NOW

Please Vote for ‘Leasehold Reform’ to keep it in the Top 5 consumer issues to be put to our Party Leaders during the General Election.

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NLC LAUNCH MASS EMAIL EVENT – “Return our freeholds to their rightful owners”

NLC launch a mass email event to ALL Developers to request our freeholds are returned to their rightful owners following on from an ‘out of court settlements’ in Cardiff where leaseholders were given their freeholds.

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The NLC helped to expose the out-of-court settlement over alleged mis-selling.

Persimmon offered residents their Freeholds “free of charge” as a gesture of “goodwill”. We urge ALL developers to do the same thing !

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RIGHT TO MANAGE (RTM) CONSULTATION CLOSES SOON – 30TH APRIL

WE NEED YOUR HELP AGAIN. We Know you are all tired of completing consultation after consultation but PLEASE do not stop. We need to keep going. Helping leaseholders take control over the running of their buildings. The Law Commission are conducting a public consultation on reform of the right to manage: “Leasehold home ownership: exercising the right to manage”. The consultation period is open until 30 April 2019. They want to hear from everyone with views on the law and process of RTM – leaseholders, landlords, campaigners, property developers, industry bodies, professionals and academics. The Consultation Paper is lengthy and technical. Please don’t be put off by this. You do… Read More

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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 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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