Collective Enfranchisement is a right granted by the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, whereby the Leaseholders have a right to acquire the Freehold. The Leaseholders have the right to force the Landlord to sell them the freehold title, even if the Landlord does not agree.

The Leaseholders would therefore own the building collectively as a Share of a Freehold and their own separate flats (Leasehold).


In order to be eligible to apply for collective enfranchisement the following must be satisfied:


What happens if there is no agreement between the Leaseholders and the Freeholder?

  • We can make an application to the tribunal if the premium has not been agreed upon.
  • There is a 6-month timeframe to apply to the tribunal from the date of the counter-notice.

Benefits of Collective Enfranchisement


You will have to pay your valuation, the landlord’s valuation and legal costs.

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