- Recommendations for reforming the current leasehold system
- Original news
- What are the issues that the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee’s report is addressing and what is the background to some of these issues in the current leasehold system?
- What are the recommendations in the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee’s report and are they the right step? Is there anything else the report could have further addressed?
- Future of leasehold tenure
- Accusations of mis-selling
- Onerous lease terms
- Service charges, one off bills and dispute mechanisms
- Are they likely to achieve the intended result or will further action be needed?
- How likely are the recommendations to be implemented? What are the challenges of implementation?
Property analysis: Eleanor Murray, counsel and head of the enfranchisement and residential disputes team at CMS, outlines the observations and recommendations in the recent report from the government’s Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee. Murray explains that while an array of recommendations have been made, it remains to be seen whether these will be enacted quickly and effectively, especially considering the government’s current focus on Brexit.
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