September 22, 2020

Campaign against retirement leasehold exploitation tells minister leaseholders should be included in Flood Re insurance plan

Most flat owners remain excluded from Flood Re, the government’s scheme to ensure that flood-prone properties are covered by some form of insurance. Campaign against retirement leasehold exploitation has written to DEFRA Minister Dan Rogerson expressing its strong disappointment. Flood Re is a government-brokered deal with insurers that aims to ensure that those in homes […]

Mark Prisk’s department sabotages attempt to license leasehold managing agents

A clever Lords amendment by Baroness Gardner that would see leasehold managing agents required to have a licence will be sabotaged in the Commons tomorrow. Instead, the Department of Communities and Local Government wants to insist managing agents belong to an ombudsman scheme. Ombudsmen are widely popular among the vested interests in the status quo […]