Righting the Wrongs of the Building Safety Act

House of Commons votes for amendment following ALEP’s advice The 2022 Building Safety Act, hastily drafted following the Hackitt Review Building a Safer Future, contains some technical issues which are beginning to impact on leaseholders and cause considerable doubt and uncertainty. Specifically, confusion surrounds the definition of a ‘qualifying lease’ under Section 119 of the […]

The Future of Leasehold Reform

The Uncertain Future of 4.9m Residential Leases Politicians and professionals support leasehold reform but diverge over the specific changes The 4.9 million residential leases in England and Wales could face significant change if new legislation is announced as promised next month. Almost 80% of lawyers and property professionals support change, but the complete abolition of […]