Individual enfranchisement and lease extensions of houses

Individual enfranchisement and lease extensions of houses guidance:

Any lawful subtenant may acquire the freehold or an extended lease of a house under Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967), Sch 1, regardless of the number of intermediate...

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Notice of tenant’s claim A tenant wishing to claim the freehold or an extended lease of their house under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) must serve a claim...

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A landlord may be able to resist a tenant's claim to the freehold or an extended lease of a house under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) where the landlord...

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Absentee landlord If a tenant wishes to acquire the freehold but cannot trace the landlord, he can ask the court to deem that the tenant’s notice of claim has been duly...

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The Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 amended the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 to give power to the Secretary of State to designate any area in England as a protected area....

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The tenant of a house which is held under a long lease has the right to acquire the freehold or an extended lease of the house and premises under Leasehold Reform Act...

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The right A tenant of a long leasehold house and any attendant premises (eg a garden, garage, yard etc) has a statutory right (subject to compliance with certain...

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A tenant of a long leasehold house and any attendant premises (eg a garden, garage, yard etc) who has owned the property for at least two years has a statutory right...

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