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Course Aims:

This podcast serves to provide an overview of a number of issues relating to commonhold land as an alternative to the long leasehold method of holding property in a block of flats. This first podcast looks at the basic structure and function of the component organs and relevant paperwork in a commonhold arrangement.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand how a commonhold arrangement is structured;
  • Know the major provisions of the legislation governing commonholds;
  • Appreciate the role of the Commonhold Association and the rights and obligations that follow;
  • Understand the function of the Commonhold Community Statement;
  • Know the rights attaching to a commonhold unit and how they interact with the wider rights of the commonhold community.
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Sources and References:
  • Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002;
  • Commonhold Regulations 2004 (SI 2004 no 1829).

This podcast, the first of a two part series, looks at the right to hold property in a commonhold arrangement. It touches on the common points of interest including the structure of a commonhold, the respective rights and obligations of unit holders, the process of acquiring a commonhold interest.

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-06-28

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