Commonhold in UK Law
- Commonhold—A Prospect of Promise
Reforming Leasehold: Discursive Events and Outcomes, 1984–2000
This article uses discourse analysis to explore and explain the limits of ongoing efforts to resolve the problems experienced by long leaseholders living in private flats in England and Wales. Atte......... to housing law, and re form of the underlying pr operty law framework, which in recent years has focused on the proposal to introduce commonhold tenure. The commonhold proposals represent a departure from the existing system whereby both freeholder and leaseholder(s) have rights and interests ......
THE WAGES ACT 1986: AN EXERCISE IN EMPLOYMENT ABUSE
...... has been no sign of any legislation and the tone of the Law Commission in its most recent report, Commonhold-Freehold Flats and freehold ownership of other interdependent buildings, Cm. 179 H.M.S.O. July 1987, suggests that it does not ......
Leasehold enfranchisement and graphs of relativity
Purpose: – The purpose of this paper is to examine a device used in leasehold enfranchisement valuations known as the graph of relativity, which shows the percentage of the freehold value of a dwel.........Before the creation of commonhold, leases were the only way that could be used to facilitate the management of a block in the interests of all the residents. This included the ......
The residential leaseholder’s interest in construction operations
Purpose: The owner of residential long leasehold can be significantly affected by construction operations to the building, whether during its initial construction or its subsequent repair, renovati.........English law, of course, now has its own form of strat a title, in the form of commonhold pursuant to the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002. Its adopti on, however, has been so limited as to be almost inconsequential. The Law ......
The Right to Buy, the Leaseholder, and the Impoverishment of Ownership
Right to Buy is one of the most successful schemes devised to extend home ownership to those otherwise excluded. Its introduction by Margaret Thatcher and endorsement by New Labour provide a critic.........49 Government implemented its programme of reform via the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 ± the seventeenth statute attempting leasehold reform. The third-way character of the reform is exemplified by the ......
The Onward March of Leasehold Enfranchisement
...... the legislation can be seen as a staging post on the road to the replacement of long leasehold tenure with the much heralded commonhold whereby flat owners will effectively become freeholders of their flats with the building controlled by a commonhold association ......
Books reviewed: Jackson and Wilde (eds), The Reform of Property Law Bright and Dewar (eds), Land Law: Themes and Perspectives McCormack and Simpson (eds), The Law of War Crimes: National and Intern.........David Clarke discusses the legal difficulties caused by communal living and argues that the Commonhold system, of which he is such an able advocate, could provide the answer. One has, though, a sense of foreboding – the English seem to have a genius ......
The Dynamics of Enduring Property Relationships in Land
This article proposes a new way of looking at property relationships that will enrich our understanding of how they operate. It focuses on property rights in land which are consensual in origin, al......... Qualifying leaseholders of ﬂats can collectively enfranchise: Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (as amended by the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002). See also Law of Property 1925 s 84 which provides for the modiﬁcation or extinction of restrictive covenants, which ......
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