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GOVERNMENT CONSULTATION ON LEASEHOLD MARKET CLOSES

 

The Government’s consultation on ‘Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market’ closed on 19 September 2017. That consultation paper invited responses on possible changes, including a prohibition on the sale of new build leasehold houses (with possible exceptions), and limitations on ground rents in new long residential leases.

The consultation paper can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/tackling-unfair-practices-in-the-leasehold-market

It is understood that The Law Society, The Civil Justice Council, and the Conveyancing Association have all issued formal responses.

 

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