The Ground Rent Act will come into force on 30 June 2022

The Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) has received an update from government on its intended programme of leasehold enfranchisement reform, which makes a commitment to further reforms “within this Parliament”. 

Lord Greenhalgh, Minister of State at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, wrote a letter on 13 June which reiterated the aim of making home ownership “cheaper, fairer and more secure”. He assured ALEP that the government is committed to delivering the second phase of its two-part leasehold reform within this parliament.  

The first phase, the Ground Rent Act, will come into force on 30 June 2022. The Act will effectively abolish gr...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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