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Is My HA My Landlord? Part 2: Pitfalls

Article contributed by Zahrah Aullybocus   Potential pitfalls if the housing association is the landlord, but is not the freeholder    Pitfalls: Liability for costs of other parties with an interest in the building    It is essential to understand the costs a client could be liable for where complex ownership structures exist.    If there is a head lease in place, there is normally a ‘catch all’ clause within the shared ownership lease requiring clients to repay the landlord (i.e. the…

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