News

May 2021

Tagged: Government reform

Queen’s Speech promises end to ground rents on new leaseholds – but uncertainty still remains

Tuesday 11 May 2021

Queen’s Speech promises end to ground rents on new leaseholds – but uncertainty still remains

The Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) welcomes Her Majesty’s announcement - within the Queen’s Speech -  of ...

January 2021

Tagged: Government reform

ALEP welcomes announcement of Government reforms to leasehold sector – but questions what change will look like in practice

Thursday 7 January 2021

ALEP welcomes announcement of Government reforms to leasehold sector – but questions what change will look like in practice

The Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) has welcomed the announcement today (7 January 2021) as to the latest set of reforms ...

November 2020

July 2020

Tagged: Government reform

ALEP responds to Law Commission’s leasehold reforms recommendations

Tuesday 21 July 2020

ALEP responds to Law Commission’s leasehold reforms recommendations

The Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) has reviewed the Law Commission’s three highly anticipated reports concerning the future ...

March 2020

Tagged: Government reform

COVID-19 and the Tribunal System – ALEP calls on government to extend statutory deadlines

Thursday 26 March 2020

COVID-19 and the Tribunal System – ALEP calls on government to extend statutory deadlines

The Association of Leasehold Practitioners (ALEP) has written to the Lord Chancellor today calling on the government to extend statutory ...

November 2019

Tagged: Government reform

ALEP gives a general welcome to leasehold commitments from two major parties

Tuesday 26 November 2019

ALEP gives a general welcome to leasehold commitments from two major parties

The Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) has expressed a general welcome for leasehold manifesto commitments from Labour and the ...

October 2019

Tagged: Government reform

ALEP calls on Minister to review the ‘two year rule’ to simplify enfranchisement process

Wednesday 16 October 2019

ALEP calls on Minister to review the ‘two year rule’ to simplify enfranchisement process

The Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) has written to Esther McVey, Minister of State for Housing to review and ...

July 2019

Tagged: Government reform

Clarity is key – ALEP's assessment of the Government’s response to HCLG Select Committee report on leasehold reform

Friday 5 July 2019

Clarity is key – ALEP's assessment of the Government’s response to HCLG Select Committee report on leasehold reform

The Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) has reviewed the Government’s response (published on 3.7.2019) to the Housing, Communities and ...

April 2019

Tagged: Government reform

‘It’s all up in the air’ - What is the impact of the Upper Tribunal’s recent decision in Queen Court?

Tuesday 16 April 2019

‘It’s all up in the air’ - What is the impact of the Upper Tribunal’s recent decision in Queen Court?

The Upper Tribunal has handed tenants an important victory concerning ‘common parts’ including roof spaces and airspace leases in leasehold ...

January 2019

Tagged: Government reform

ALEP response to Law Commission's consultation on leasehold home ownership - January 2019

Friday 4 January 2019

ALEP response to Law Commission's consultation on leasehold home ownership - January 2019

ALEP has penned an open letter to the Law Commission outlining the Association’s collective response to its consultation ‘Leasehold home ownership: buying your freehold or extending your lease’.

Why Join ALEP?

If you would like to join ALEP and are a barrister, managing agent, project manager, solicitor or valuer meeting our membership criteria, then we welcome your application.

Discover the benefits of ALEP membership and find out more about the application process.

How to apply