Leasehold Advisory Hub

How much do you know about Leasehold and Shared Ownership?

About Lease

The Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) is a non-departmental public body, funded by the Government to provide FREE initial legal advice to members of the public on residential long leasehold and park homes law.

Our service covers a variety of areas:

  • The leasehold system
  • Service charges
  • Rights to information
  • Right to manage
  • Extending the lease
  • Buying the freehold
  • Management issues


As part of our ongoing Leaseholder services we are very interested to find out people's current understanding and knowledge of Leasehold and associated areas such as Shared Ownership and Service Charges.

To help us find out more please take a minute to fill your details and answer the two questions below and hit submit. When we have completed our series of events we will draw one lucky winner who will receive a brand new Kindle! Good Luck and Thank you.

Quick Questions


1) Do you know what leasehold is?

If yes;
What do you think are your rights and responsibilities when it comes to leasehold?

Do you think you:
- can make any alterations?
- can do what you want in the flat?
- have to be respectful to others in the building?
- pay for all of the running costs in the building?


2) Do you know what shared ownership is?

If yes;
- Do you know what staircasing is?
- Do you think you would be paying rent as well as a mortgage?
- Are Shared Owners responsible for other costs associated with the management and maintenance of the property?

Please select this box to enter our competition and agree to the Leaseholder Advice Hub to add your email address to our database for future contact. We will not sell your data to third parties, and you can opt out of future correspondence at any time.

Our Partner Organisations

The NLG is an independent networking group for Leasehold managers within Housing Associations and Local Authorities. It has a stated aim to improve standards in Leasehold property management through Conferences, Seminars, Training and Networking
The ARHM is the largest trade association body for the retirement sector, with 55 members representing more than 100,000 homes across the UK. Their mission is to continually raise standards within the sector by promoting best practice and ethics amongst those managing retirement housing.

The ARHM can help with :

• Management standards
• Stakeholder information
• Advice and information for potential purchasers
• Leasehold retirement obligations
• Reassurance
• Online guides
The Federation of Private Residents' Associations are a not-for-profit lease advice, support and lobbying organisation for private residential leaseholders, tenants' and residents' associations, Residential Management Companies and Flat Management Companies.

FoPRA can advise on:

• Managing or wanting to manage your block/estate
• Buying the freehold of your block/estate
• Changing managing agent
• Problems with service charges
• Major works concerns

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