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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
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Department for Communities and Local Government remove filter
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Housing: Freehold remove filter
star 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 Communities and Local Government, if he will take steps to investigate the fairness of charges levied by housebuilders and others on home owners seeking to buy the freehold of their property; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds Central more like this
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Hilary Benn more like this
star this property uin 2576 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Developers and housebuilders who sell the freehold of a house to a leaseholder after a sale, or who sell on the freehold interest to a third party may not be working in leaseholders’ best interests. Leaseholders wanting to purchase the freehold interest can find that they are faced with higher costs, along with significant legal costs, where they want to purchase the freehold after the point of sale. The Housing White Paper highlighted the Government's intention to improve fairness and transparency for these leaseholders.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 2575 more like this
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less than 2017-07-11T16:22:40.9Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-11T16:22:40.9Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hilary Benn more like this