As house builders begin to set aside millions of pounds to deal with the ground rent scandal, Alan Edwards looks at the reasons behind the newly-proposed crackdown and the impact it could have on future sales and current leaseholds.

Ground Rent Scandal: How a collective blindspot came into view is available via subscription on the PrimeResi website.

Alan Edwards is experienced in acting for both tenants and landlords in the enfranchisement process and has acted in the successful enfranchisement of many buildings both in and outside London also dealing with the grant of 999 year leases as part of the process.

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