Why timing matters for second stage leasehold reform proposals

When the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 comes into force on 30 June 2022 it will restrict the ground rent on most types of new leases of residential properties in England and Wales to

Now that the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill has passed its third reading, the question is no longer if the government will be introducing changes to leasehold legislation but rather when. When the bill becomes

Homeowners are expected to be more proactive in 2022 as they seek to escape from short leaseholds and onerous ground rents which have left them unable to sell their properties. Leasehold expert Jonathan Frankel, a

In September housebuilder Countryside Properties became the latest big developer to pledge an end to ground rents on leasehold properties. For thousands of leaseholders who bought homes from them it means they will no longer

The Government’s decision to extend the limitation period for homeowners to take legal action for ‘shoddy work’, will have been made in a bid to provide support to leaseholders, amongst others, facing great uncertainty at