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Overview of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 for Leaseholders

Overview of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 for Leaseholders

Important Act covering many Service Charge issues…

Section 35 (Right to Apply to Vary a lease)

Section 35 (Right to Apply to Vary a lease)

Right to apply to an FTT to amend a lease…

Section 36 (Application to Vary Other Residents’ Leases)

Section 36 (Application to Vary Other Residents’ Leases)

Right to apply to vary another person's lease…

Section 37 (Application to Vary Leases by a Majority of Leaseholders)

Section 37 (Application to Vary Leases by a Majority of Leaseholders)

Special rights when a majority of leaseholders apply…

Section 38 (Court Order to Vary Leases)

Section 38 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 This section states that if a Court or Tribunal is satisfied that an Application has been correctly made under Sections 35,…

Section 40 (Application to Vary Insurance Provisions for Houses)

Summary 1. This section states that any party to a Long Lease for any dwelling other than a flat may apply to a Court or a First Tier Tribunal to…

Section 42 (Service Charge Contributions to be Held in Trust)

Section 42 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 1. This section requires that Service Charge contributions must be held in one or more trust funds. 2. The monies held…

Section 42B (Penalties for Failure to Comply with Section 42A)

Summary (NB: Section 42B is Not in Force) 1. The current wording of Section 42B was introduced by Section 156 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002. 2. Section…

Section 47 (Landlord’s name and address to be included in Demands for Payment)

Section 47 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 1. This section states any demand for payment from a Landlord to a Leaseholder must include two pieces of information: i.…

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