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    Is there a national Leaseholders' Association?

    Does anyone know of any nationwide leaseholder association or scheme whereby for a monthly fee, member leaseholders benefit from legal representation, advice and support from the association in helping them protect their rights against rogue freeholders?

    I suppose I imagine something like a "union" and a principle of collective might.

    #2
    1. There is a leaseholders-of-flats forum ('Flat Living') at http://www.flat-livingforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=13.
    2. Also see Residentsline Ltd., at www.residentsline.co.uk. It issues a useful quarterly newsletter, detailing recent developments.
    JEFFREY SHAW, solicitor [and Topic Expert], Nether Edge Law*
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    2. Telephone advice: see http://www.landlordzone.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=34638.
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      #3
      Thanks Jeffrey

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        #4
        Check out the federation of private residents association ( www.fpra.org.uk )

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          #5
          Originally posted by Gordon999 View Post
          Check out the federation of private residents association ( www.fpra.org.uk )
          Interesting.... but this seems geared towards leaseholders who are already members of established residents' associations.

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            #6
            Why is that a problem? Are you looking for an association that deals with individual leaseholders as opposed to residents' associations?

            To my mind, the best way to protect your rights as a lessee is to enforce the covenants of the lease and rely on the applicable landlord/tenant/property acts. Do what you can yourself or employ a solicitor.

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