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star this property date less than 2018-07-09more like thismore than 2018-07-09
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Affordable Housing: Ground Rent more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential implications for the provision of affordable homes of reducing the financial value of ground rents to zero. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton remove filter
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 162110 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-18more like thismore than 2018-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government wants to ensures that consumers only pay for services that they receive. We will introduce legislation so that, in the future, ground rents on newly established leases of houses and flats are set at a peppercorn. Costs incurred by landlords for overseeing and appointing a managing agent, or carrying out wider services, can be recovered through the service charge or a marginally higher sales price.</p><p><br>Prior to introducing any final legislation in Parliament, the Government will undertake a regulatory impact assessment. As part of this evidence-based procedure, we will assess the economic, social, and environmental effects of the policy. This will include an assessment of the economic implications of setting ground rents to a peppercorn in terms of viability, affordability, and supply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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162109 more like this
162111 more like this
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less than 2018-07-18T13:39:54.107Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-18T13:39:54.107Z
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4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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4515
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
937563
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-09more like thismore than 2018-07-09
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Ground Rent more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he has made a comparative assessment of the potential merits of (a) capping ground rents at a nominal sum and (b) reducing their value to zero. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton remove filter
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 162112 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
star this property answer text <p>My Department has been engaging with a range of stakeholders as part of developing a detailed approach to implementing this policy, and is currently exploring various policy options. We will set out further details in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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less than 2018-07-17T16:36:28.877Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-17T16:36:28.877Z
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4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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4515
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
937562
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-09more like thismore than 2018-07-09
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Construction more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential implications for the level of housebuilding in each region of reducing the financial value of ground rents to zero. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton remove filter
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 162111 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-18more like thismore than 2018-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government wants to ensures that consumers only pay for services that they receive. We will introduce legislation so that, in the future, ground rents on newly established leases of houses and flats are set at a peppercorn. Costs incurred by landlords for overseeing and appointing a managing agent, or carrying out wider services, can be recovered through the service charge or a marginally higher sales price.</p><p><br>Prior to introducing any final legislation in Parliament, the Government will undertake a regulatory impact assessment. As part of this evidence-based procedure, we will assess the economic, social, and environmental effects of the policy. This will include an assessment of the economic implications of setting ground rents to a peppercorn in terms of viability, affordability, and supply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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162109 more like this
162110 more like this
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less than 2018-07-18T13:39:54.153Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-18T13:39:54.153Z
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4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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4515
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
937554
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-09more like thismore than 2018-07-09
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Legislation more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what progress his Department has made on bringing forward legislative proposals to ban (a) onerous ground rents and (b) the sale of new build leasehold houses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton remove filter
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 162107 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to promoting fairness and transparency for leaseholders and freeholders and ensuring that consumers are protected from abuse and poor service.</p><p>We will ban the unjustified use of leaseholds on new houses and we will bring forward legislation to do this at the earliest opportunity. Any new government funding scheme will contain the condition that the money cannot support the unjustified use of leasehold for new houses. We want to build more homes but not at any cost. This is an essential step to restore pride and dignity to homeowners everywhere.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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less than 2018-07-17T16:35:33.7Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-17T16:35:33.7Z
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4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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4515
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
937559
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-09more like thismore than 2018-07-09
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Leasehold: Ground Rent more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he has made a comparative assessment of the potential effect on the viability of the leasehold sector of (a) regulating ground rents and (b) removing the financial value of ground rents; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton remove filter
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 162109 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-18more like thismore than 2018-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government wants to ensures that consumers only pay for services that they receive. We will introduce legislation so that, in the future, ground rents on newly established leases of houses and flats are set at a peppercorn. Costs incurred by landlords for overseeing and appointing a managing agent, or carrying out wider services, can be recovered through the service charge or a marginally higher sales price.</p><p><br>Prior to introducing any final legislation in Parliament, the Government will undertake a regulatory impact assessment. As part of this evidence-based procedure, we will assess the economic, social, and environmental effects of the policy. This will include an assessment of the economic implications of setting ground rents to a peppercorn in terms of viability, affordability, and supply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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162110 more like this
162111 more like this
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less than 2018-07-18T13:39:54.043Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-18T13:39:54.043Z
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4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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4515
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
937557
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-09more like thismore than 2018-07-09
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Leasehold: Reform more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department has taken to consult with (a) housebuilders and (b) residential property investors on the Government's proposals for reform of the leasehold system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton remove filter
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 162108 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-16more like thismore than 2018-07-16
star this property answer text <p>In 2017, the Government published a consultation document to seek views leasehold reform. We received an exceptional response with over 6,000 replies, many from developers and investors. Since then, my Department has been engaging with a range of stakeholders as part of developing a detailed approach to implementing this policy.</p><p>To help existing leaseholders the Law Commission is reviewing the law on enfranchisement with a view to making it fair, faster, and cheaper for leaseholders to extend their lease or buy their freehold. They are also considering whether there needs to be a ban on transmitting unfair terms when a lease is sold on.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler remove filter
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less than 2018-07-16T15:15:27.943Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-16T15:15:27.943Z
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4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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4515
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this