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Law reform needed to help leaseholders take control of their buildings

Housing Secretary James Brokenshire has asked the Law Commission to look at improving the laws which allow leaseholders to manage their own buildings.   The legislation on Right to Manage is meant to put power in leaseholders’ hands and stop abuse, by allowing some leasehold property owners to take over the management of a building. But issues with the law have stopped its usage becoming widespread. And those who have taken up the option have found delays, costs and uncertainty. Now, as part of wider efforts to build a country that works for everyone, Mr Brokenshire has tasked the government’s…

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