Member updates

Regular news and policy updates with all the need-to-know information.

24 June 2015 PDF (668kB) LEN members' update - mid June

LEN members' update - mid June

The extending of Right to Buy has been one of the biggest election manifesto issues. This new briefing from LEN…

03 June 2015 PDF (577kB) LEN members' update - early June

LEN members' update - early June

Following a request for some advice on re-tendering of a door entry and warden call contract, Wayne Bannister, a…

07 May 2015 PDF (525kB) LEN members' update - early May

LEN members' update - early May

LEN has put out a few “Ask the members” issues recently. A couple of issues are still live, but here are a…

16 April 2015 PDF (934kB) LEN members' update - mid April

LEN members' update - mid April

Repairs and caps have been in the headlines again recently. This month’s technical briefing, by LEN Associate…

01 April 2015 PDF (500kB) LEN members' update - early April

LEN members' update - early April

The government has responded to the Competition and Markets Authority report. Interesting that the sharing of good…

17 February 2015 PDF (376kB) LEN members' update - mid February

LEN members' update - mid February

Gas servicing and health & safety are high priority at the moment. Here’s a snapshot of what LEN members are…

05 February 2015 PDF (118kB) LEN members' update - early February

LEN members' update - early February

There were some high profile Tribunal cases in 2014. John Murray from Ward Hadaway solicitors takes a look at the key…

18 December 2014 PDF (360kB) LEN members' update - mid December

LEN members' update - mid December

Within this last update of 2014 are items on Florrie’s Law, Right to Buy proof of residency, fraud, money…

19 November 2014 PDF (224kB) LEN members' update - mid November

LEN members' update - mid November

Following on from an earlier briefing ‘Litigate or mediate?’ back in September 2013, LEN Associate and…

04 November 2014 PDF (114kB) LEN members' update - early November

LEN members' update - early November

The Court of Appeal has ruled on the Phillips v Francis case, and social landlords will not need to consult leaseholders…

22 October 2014 PDF (1.14MB) LEN members' update - late October

LEN members' update - late October

The main reports for 2013/14 are now available on the LEN website, so here are the shorter executive summaries of the…

07 October 2014 PDF (334kB) LEN members' update - early October

LEN members' update - early October

The Leasehold Excellence Network has developed a new Section 20 toolkit which aims to help members achieve a…

06 August 2014 PDF (674kB) LEN members' update - early August

LEN members' update - early August

Here is the latest update from the Leasehold Excellence Network before a short summer break, until September.

17 July 2014 PDF (601kB) LEN members' update - mid July

LEN members' update - mid July

We had a great response from LEN members to the issue of what the approach might be when there is no specific proof of where…

09 July 2014 PDF (614kB) LEN members' update - early July

LEN members' update - early July

The Right to Buy initiative is being actively promoted by the government. This includes the development of a new…

26 June 2014 PDF (664kB) LEN members' update - late June

LEN members' update - late June

Just a reminder that the closing date for the performance and satisfaction benchmarking exercise for 2013/14 is…

04 June 2014 PDF (399kB) LEN members' update - early June

LEN members' update - early June

Environmental issues have been higher up the agenda for leasehold teams in recent months, with the Green deal…

21 May 2014 PDF (659kB) LEN members' update - late May

LEN members' update - late May

One of the network members is looking into developing a policy to buy back flats previously sold under the Right to Buy.…

14 May 2014 PDF (106kB) LEN members' update - mid May

LEN members' update - mid May

The reports for the 2014 management fees benchmarking exercise have been sent out to main contacts today.

29 April 2014 PDF (391kB) LEN members' update - late April

LEN members' update - late April

With recent reports highlighting an increasing population of older homeowners seeking to downsize, LEN came across a…

15 April 2014 PDF (548kB) LEN members' update - mid April

LEN members' update - mid April

With the 2014 LEN performance and satisfaction benchmarking just around the corner from mid-May > June, here is a…

01 April 2014 PDF (301kB) LEN members' update - early April

LEN members' update - early April

With the raft of changes to leasehold legislation and policy, it is vital to have consistent and comprehensive…

11 March 2014 PDF (1.03MB) LEN members' update - mid March

LEN members' update - mid March

With the Government’s Right to Buy initiative seemingly never out of the media headlines now is an appropriate…

26 February 2014 PDF (107kB) LEN members' update - late February

LEN members' update - late February

With the raft of changes to leasehold legislation and policy, it is vital to have consistent and comprehensive…