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Presumed grantAn easement may be established by long use:•at common law•under the doctrine of lost modern grant (a species of common law...
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The level of rent which a tenant must pay is determined by the tenancy agreement between the landlord and the tenant and which governs the legal...
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Considerations for developersCheck whether the LPA has adopted a charging schedule for CILCIL is only payable where the relevant LPA has adopted a...
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Affordable housing is housing provided to those who are struggling with their housing costs and whose housing needs are not met by the market....
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Starter homes policy2014 starter homes consultationIn December 2014 the government first announced its intention to launch a new starter homes scheme,...
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BackgroundPrivate finance initiatives (PFIs) have enabled local authorities to enter into contracts with the private sector for the provision of new...
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Once is has been determined that there is a notifiable transaction for SDLT purposes, it should be considered whether any reliefs or exemptions are...
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HMO licensing is the responsibility of the LHA of the area in which the HMO is located. Licensing is either mandatory under Part 2 of the Housing Act...
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Scheme outlineThis is the most straightforward residential flat scheme to establish. However, developers do not typically hold and manage rented...
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There are two separate regimes governing social housing in England and Wales. Each country had its own combined funding and regulatory authority: in...
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Failure to file company accounts/annual returnsThis is an ever-present risk in relation to tenants’ management companies, which may frequently become...
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ContextCommunity Infrastructure LevyThe Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a development charge which local planning authorities, designated as...
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When reviewing a lease within a moderately small residential flat scheme which consists of a principal building containing the flats and some communal...
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One of the most common management schemes adopted by developers of residential flats is for the developer to retain the reversionary interest but to...
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What is a concurrent lease?In the context of residential flat schemes, a concurrent lease is a lease of the reversion that is granted by a developer...
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RentAs a result of the grant of the concurrent lease, the rents reserved under the flat leases are receivable by the management company, as concurrent...
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A starter tenancy is an assured shorthold tenancy granted by a registered provider of social housing (RP) and is similar to a local authority...
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Brexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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A commonhold scheme can be terminated by either:•an application during the transitional period•voluntarily winding up with the consent of the unit...
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A commonhold scheme may be created:•during a new development (eg block of flats), or•where an existing block of flats, that operates on a leasehold...
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SubleasesSubleases suffer from the possibility of forfeiture of the headlease, which automatically results in forfeiture of any sublease. Unless the...
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