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  • All
  • Collective Enfranchisement
  • FAQs
  • General
  • Ground Rent
  • Leases
  • Section 166 demand for ground rent
  • Section 20 Notice of major works
  • Section 3 Notice
  • Section 5 Right of First Refusal
  • Selling freehold ground rents
  • Valuing freehold ground rents
FAQsSection 20 Notice of major works

What is a Section 20 Notice?

A Section 20 notice is issued by the landlord to the tenants for one of two reasons; to notify tenants of their intention to carry out works; or to notify the tenants of their intention to enter into a long-term agreement for services at the property.

FAQsSection 20 Notice of major works

Can Freehold Sale assist me with Section 20 Notices?

We do not currently provide a service for Section 20 Notices, however this may be something that we offer in the future.

FAQsSection 20 Notice of major works

Where can I get a free Section 20 Notice template?

You can download a free Section 20 Notice template directly from our website here.

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Do I need a solicitor to prepare and serve Section 20 Notices to my leaseholders?

No, you do not need a solicitor to prepare and serve Section 20 Notices to leaseholders so long as you feel confident in doing it yourself. To help you, we have created free Section 20 templates that you can download directly from our website here.

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How long does the Section 20 consultation procedure last?

Section 20 consists of a three-stage consultation procedure between the leaseholders and the freeholder. At each stage, leaseholders are served a different notice and given 30-days to respond.

FAQsSection 20 Notice of major works

Do you provide a template for each stage of the Section 20 Consultation procedure?

Yes, we provide a template for each stage of the Section 20 consultation procedure. You will receive all three templates directly to your email inbox by completing a simple contact form. Get your templates here.