Yorkshire Post editor writes about the leasehold scandal and one builder who is offering Commonhold, with Freehold apartments.
In his first Prime Minsiters Question Time, Boris Johnson also spoke in support for the campaign to help existing leaseholders, who are struggling with the rising cost of ground rents and who are finding it difficult to sell their home as a result.
Housebuilders are to be investigated over the mis-selling of thousands of leasehold properties after a U-turn by the competition watchdog amid pressure from ministers.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it would examine the scandal surrounding new-build homes sold on leases that were subject to substantial increases in ground rents and the charging of ?permission fees? for home improvements.
leasehold is not a form of ownership