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New build houses - the demise of the leasehold and what comes next
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 2 2017

There are moves afoot to prevent new houses being sold as leaseholds. This could cause difficulties for management of housing estates where there are

Roberts v Lawton: rentcharge risks
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2017

A rentcharge is a historic property device, which affects freehold land. The recent case of Roberts v Lawton highlights the problems that they can

Decision by Upper Tribunal sheds worrying light on the statutory remedies available for non-payment of rentcharges
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2016

A recent case heard in the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) has illustrated the grave consequences that can arise out of non-payment of

Toxic rentcharge warning
  • Maples Teesdale
  • United Kingdom
  • October 5 2016

In the nineteenth century, rentcharges were popular with landowners as a way of earning additional money from the sale of land for housing. Freehold

Rentcharges - ignore at your peril
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

The recent case of Roberts v Lawton illustrates the draconian nature of powers granted to rentcharge owners and the risks to a landowner of ignoring

Estate rentcharges: an effective but unpopular means of collecting freehold service charges
  • Dechert LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 2 2012

The Court of Appeal recently heard a rare case about estate rentcharges, a subject which seldom comes before the courts.

Preparation is key to a fast and efficient sale: redemption of rentcharges
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2011

If a seller's title is not kept clean and up-to-date, a sale process can become long and arduous leading to increased time and costs for the seller.

Are developers missing out in the hunt for £billions of social housing grant?
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2007

17 May saw the close of the pre-qualification process for those public and private sector organisations wishing to apply for Social Housing Grant (SHG) to subsidise the cost of building affordable homes under the Housing Corporation’s National Affordable Housing Programme (NAHP) for 2008-11.

Dale Armstrong
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Paul Knight
  • Shoosmiths LLP