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The Housing Ombudsman Service is set up by law to look at complaints about the housing organisations that are registered with us. Our service is free, independent and impartial.

They resolve disputes involving the tenants and leaseholders of social landlords and our voluntary members (private landlords and letting agents who are committed to good service for their tenants). 

leaseholder is the occupier who owns the property defined in the lease for a fixed number of years.



The HomeOwners Alliance champions the interests of Britain’s homeowners and aspiring homeowners, providing unbiased and practical advice as well as services you can trust whether you are buying, selling or owning your home.



iInformation, products and services for flat owners and owners and residents' management companies

The Pros & Cons of having a
Leasehold Property


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"My wife and I jointly own a rental property. I'm a higher rate taxpayer and my wife pays tax at the basic rate.  Are we taxed on the profits on a 50:50 basis or can we change this ratio?"

To read the answer to this question, just click here.

FPRA is a not-for-profit lease advice, support and lobbying organisation for private residential leaseholders, tenants and residents' associations, Residential Management Companies and Flat Management Companies.

They are the national voice of residents' associations and are frequently consulted by government.

Their leasehold advisory services are free to members who pay an annual subscription fee.  FPRA welcome enquiries from you and will refer you to any other advice giving body when appropriate.

Leaseholders are often dismayed by the costs involved in being a leaseholder as well as dealing with their landlord, management company or agent.  

Leasehold Advisory Service

This is a Non-Department Public Body (NDPB) funded by Government to provide free legal advice to leaseholders, landlords, professional advisers, managers and others on the law affecting residential leasehold in England & Wales.


Bernie Wales is a Residential Property Manager with over 35 years’ experience as a successful entrepreneur. 

He focuses mainly on Leasehold Property Management  and Investment – and has founded, built and sold several companies.  

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors  and  a founding Fellow of the Institute of Residential Property Management.

RAUK is a Good Services Bureau Project.  We invite you to join the Good Services Bureau so that we can support you better and you can support each other.  We understand you or your RA may not be in any position to do so at this time, but please consider making a small donation towards our work. Thank you


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