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Articles Property 8th Feb 2014

Supreme Court Decision On Leasehold Enfranchisement

On 10 October 2011 the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the cases of Day v Hosebay and Howard de Walden Estates Limited v Lexgorge Ltd [2012] UKSC 41 holding that properties originally designed for living in but which now have an entirely commercial user are not “houses” within the meaning of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 and the tenant accordingly has no right to the freehold.

Read Paul Skinner’s article here.

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