The Wider Built Environment
DCLG Consultation on tackling unfair practices in the leaseholder market
Policy & Public Affairs Manager
Last updated: 19th September 2017
The government’s Housing White Paper ‘Fixing our broken housing market’ published in February 2017 highlighted the government’s aim to improve consumer choice and fairness in the leasehold sector.
The government has since published a consultation, accessible below, to look at tackling unfair and unreasonable abuses of leasehold; in particular the sale of new leasehold houses and onerous ground rents.
In our public interest remit, the CIOB have made a general response general response. The response was submitted via online survey so if you’d like further information about what was included in the response please contact [email protected].