Gavin Barwell: ‘No excuse for leasehold houses or punitive ground rents and we will stamp them out’

Gavin Barwell, the housing minister, said yesterday that there was no excuse for leasehold houses or onerous ground rent terms, and the government was going to stamp them out. Speaking at the “annual conference” of the Leasehold Advisory Service – in fact, a trade show for professionals employed in the leasehold sector who pay £350 … Continue reading Gavin Barwell: ‘No excuse for leasehold houses or punitive ground rents and we will stamp them out’