Private Retirement Housing Code of Practice England

The Code for England was launched on 1 June 2016 by the Government under the Leasehold, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993. It aims to promote best practice in the management of leasehold retirement housing, regardless of whether the services are provided by private companies or housing associations. The Code can be used as evidence […]

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EAC response to Law Commission consultation on event fees Jan 2016

Some residential leases require the leaseholder to pay a fee when they resell the property, sub-let it, and on certain other events. ‘Event fees’ are common in specialist housing for older people. In its report of 2013, the Office of Fair Trading concluded that some terms were potentially unfair contract terms, that there was a […]

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Consultation on Residential Leases Fees on Transfer of Title Change of Occupancy and Other EventsSUMMARY

Some residential leases require the leaseholder to pay a fee when they resell the property, sub-let it, and on certain other events. The fee can be up to 30% of the property’s resale price. The money either goes to the landlord or into a fund for the long-term maintenance of the site. Event fees are […]

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Residential Leases Fees on Transfer of Title Change of Occupancy and Other Events A consultation paper

Some residential leases require the leaseholder to pay a fee when they resell the property, sub-let it, and on certain other events. The fee can be up to 30% of the property’s resale price. The money either goes to the landlord or into a fund for the long-term maintenance of the site. Event fees are […]

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Property fraud information from Land Registry

An introduction to how the Land Registry is trying to help those most at risk, including empty properties of owners living in temporary accommodation such as hospital or short stay residential care.

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Renting rooms in someones home a guide for people renting from resident landlords

This contains information for people who are, or who are considering, renting rooms in a property where the landlord also lives. It includes the rent and other bills, repairs maintenance, type of letting and ending a letting.

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Your rights as a council tenant The council tenants charter

This describes the rights and responsibilities of a council tenant, how people can move home, buy their home, and how tenants can become involved in improving the quality of the service for tenants

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Rights for council and housing association tenants

Basic information about the rights of council and housing association tenants, including security of tenure, re-possession, improvements, repairs, complaints

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