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Overview of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 for Leaseholders

Introduction This Act is very important for leaseholders, particularly in extending their rights to exert direct management control over the buildings where they own flats. A new way for leaseholders…

Section 158 (Administration Charges)

Section 158 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 This section states Schedule 11 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 shall effect in respect of Administration Charges…

Section 159 (Estate Management Schemes)

Section 158 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 This section gives a property owner (generally someone who was a Leaseholder and then purchased the freehold of their property)…

Section 164 (Insurance for Leasehold Houses)

Summary 1. This section gives Leaseholder of houses the right to take out their own buildings insurance, even if their Lease requires them to pay for insurance cover, so long…

Section 166 (Ground Rent Notices)

Summary 1. This section states that a Leaseholder is not required to make payment of Rent unless the Landlord has sent to them a notice under Section 166 of the…

Section 167 (Restrictions on Forfeiture of a Leasehold Property for small sums of money)

Summary 1. This section states that a Landlord may not seek forfeiture of a Leasehold property for non –payment of Ground Rent, Service Charges or Administration Charges unless either: i.…

Section 168 (Issuing a Forfeiture Notice)

Summary 1. This section extends the protection which was earlier given under Section 81 of the Housing Act 1996, which relates to Leaseholders who are threatened by their Landlord with…

Section 172 (Service Charges and Crown Land)

Summary 1. This section extends many of the legal rights given to other Leaseholders in England and Wales to Leaseholders of property on Crown Land. What is Crown Land? 1.…