Leasehold enfranchisement—residential focus

Leasehold enfranchisement—residential focus guidance:

This Assignment is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [name of tenant who served notice of claim] of [insert address] (the Seller), and 2 [name of buyer] of [insert address]...

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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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The Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993) sets down the elements of the freeholder’s costs that can be recovered from the tenant in a...

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Landlord’s right to require evidence of tenants’ right to participate Following receipt of a section 13 notice (an 'initial notice'), the landlord should ensure that the...

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The right provided by the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993) is for the enforced sale of the freehold of the building, to the nominee...

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Marriage value and hope value ‘Marriage value’ is the increase in value that occurs where a tenant acquires the freehold, as a result of which the full value of the...

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The need for co-operation Collective enfranchisement involves strict time limits and requires all participating tenants to co-operate. Every participant must provide a...

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The landlord must serve their counter-notice by the date specified in the initial notice. The counter-notice must: • admit the participating tenants' right to acquire the...

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The initial notice served under Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993), s 13 triggers the statutory procedures for acquiring the freehold....

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Subject to various qualifying criteria, tenants who hold long leases of flats have a collective right under section 1 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban...

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Compulsory acquisition of landlord's interest An acquisition order under Part III of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987), entitles certain long leasehold tenants...

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Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) and Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993) gave long leasehold tenants an individual and collective...

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Validity of initial notice If the reversioner disputes the right of the participating tenants to serve an initial notice, that dispute can be referred to the county court...

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Participating tenants Under section 14(2) of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993), if a participating tenant assigns their lease to...

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Need for binding contract Although the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993) treats the reversioner and the nominee purchaser in some...

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Mandatory and optional leasebacks The nature of the collective right of enfranchisement is such that it may be exercised in relation to premises where: • there are flats...

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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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Under section 1(2) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987), certain long leasehold tenants of flats have a right of pre-emption if their landlord intends to...

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LR1. Date of the lease[insert the date in its full format DD-Month-Year] LR2. Title Number(s)LR2.1 Landlord's title number(s) [title numbers out of which this lease is...

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COMMONHOLD AND LEASEHOLD REFORM ACT 2002 CLAIM NOTICE To [name and address](See Note 1 below) 1 [Name of RTM company] (“the company”), of [address of registered office],...

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COMMONHOLD AND LEASEHOLD REFORM ACT 2002 COUNTER-NOTICE To [name and address](See Note 1 below) 1 [I admit that, on [insert date on which claim notice was given], [insert...

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COMMONHOLD AND LEASEHOLD REFORM ACT 2002 NOTICE OF INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN RIGHT TO MANAGE To [name and address](See Note 1 below) 1 [name of RTM company] (“the...

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Time limits and delays The time limits for the various stages of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) procedures can seriously delay the disposal of a property...

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For LTA 1987 to apply there must be premises: • which constitute the whole or part of a building • which are used 100% for residential purposes or (where use is mixed...

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The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987), Part I gives qualifying tenants of flats a right of first refusal enabling them to purchase the interest of their landlord if...

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To qualify as a flat, the property must be: • separate (eg do not share a kitchen or a bathroom, but may share common entrances and corridors in the building) • divided...

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It is necessary to consider which are qualifying tenants because: • for the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) to apply, more than 50% of the total number of flats...

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To [name of competent landlord] ('Competent Landlord') of [address] and to [name of tenant] (‘Tenant of the Flat’) of [address] From [insert name of the other landlord...

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Under s 45 Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (the '1993 Act') Flat:[insert address and description of the Property] To:[insert full name of...

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Following receipt of a s 42 notice a landlord should: • investigate whether the claim is valid, and • determine the premium that can be obtained for the lease extension...

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