Commentary

4 Legislative reform

COMMONHOLD vol 8(1)
COMMONHOLD vol 8(1) | Commentary

4 Legislative reform

COMMONHOLD vol 8(1) | Commentary

4 Legislative reform

Landlord and tenant law as applying to leasehold flats has been the subject of much statutory reform. Even radical reforms, such as collective enfranchisement under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 or the right of first refusal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, have tended to have become enmired in legalism, and have not provided the outcomes desired. Many reforms have been piecemeal and have given lessees an array of complex rights which are difficult to understand or exercise. The reforms have not addressed the imbalance of power and responsibility that is at

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