Currently charities that are regulated by the Charity Commission (all registered charities and the relatively few remaining excepted charities) are subject to statutory controls when they dispose of their property (which includes, amongst other things, letting property as well as selling it).  It appears that this statutory regime may be substantially altered in the future but the legal principles of charity trustee good faith and care that it is intended to support will remain.

James McCallum, Partner in the Charity & Social Business Team, looks at these possible changes on charity disposals of property.

Hodgsons choice.pdf