CMA announces investigations into potential breaches of consumer protection law in the leasehold housing market

On 11th June, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) opened an investigation into the leasehold housing market.

The investigation will consider potential breaches of consumer protection law in the leasehold housing market.

 

Concerns of the CMA

The CMA is concerned about potential leasehold mis-selling, and whether leasehold contract terms are onerous and unfair in relation to ground rent, permission and other charges.

 

Initial responses

The CMA has indicated that it would appreciate any initial responses to be sent by 12th July 2019.

 

 

Cassandra Zanelli

Widely recognised for her expertise in the industry, and listed among the 100 most influential people in residential leasehold management, Cass heads the team at PM Legal Services. Passionate about education and sharing knowledge, she's a regular speaker at conferences, events and seminars, having worked with leading organisations in the property management industry.

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