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Introduction to leasehold management

Training programme details


To make leasehold and service charge management more effective.

What you'll learn

  • The importance of the lease and usual terms found within it
  • How shared ownership/equity differs from ‘traditional’ leasehold
  • The law surrounding service charge estimates and summaries
  • Rights to challenge the level of service charges and the cost of major works
  • The consultation process when major works are proposed
  • Measures which could help prevent and manage service charge arrears
  • The powers of the courts to forfeit leases and how to forfeit leases
  • The role of the First-Tier Tribunal

Who should attend

Frontline housing staff and housing managers and those responsible for developing leaseholder/shared ownership policies and advisers.

Trainer Info

John Shortridge

Extra Info

Duration: 1 full day

CPD: 5 Hours

Dates & Locations

7 December 2017, London


Member price £215 + VAT

Standard price £265 + VAT

Booking Info

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The delegate price includes a comprehensive delegate pack, handouts, all refreshments and lunch.

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