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    Ground rent payment by other leaseholders

    I have been asked for backdated ground rent by the freeholder which is fine as within the terms of the lease.

    I want to know if this backdated ground rent has also been requested to other leaseholders as I’m not convinced it has been, and the freeholder won’t tell me. Do I have any rights to demand this information? Thanks.

    #2
    No, and he can only claim back ground rent after correctly serving s166 notice.
    How many years back?

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      #3
      Thanks. 3 years backdated ground rent and all correctly requested.

      I don’t think he has asked for this from all the leaseholders, but I guess I have no way of finding out other than conversations with those leaseholders I know.

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        #4
        There is no obligation for freeholders to collect the ground rent that a lease entitles them to, and there is therefore no reason why they would have to ask all leaseholders to pay their ground rent (however unfair that might seem).

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          #5
          Your flat may be the only one in arrears of ground rent. Consult the other leaseholders about collectively buying the freehold title.

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            #6
            Thanks all

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