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If you have bought a council owned flat or maisonette you are now a leaseholder. This means that you have purchased the right to live in your property for a fixed number of years without having to pay rent (except ground rent of £10 per year). The lease is initially granted for 125 years.

The lease agreement you signed when you bought your flat or maisonette forms a binding contract, enforceable by law, between you and Hull City Council. It is important that you understand your lease agreement and the conditions it contains.

You should read your lease agreement carefully and get advice from a solicitor or Hull’s Community Legal Advice Centre (CLAC) if there is anything in it that you are unsure about.

Hull Community Legal Avice Centre
Ground Floor
Essex House
Manor Street
Hull
HU1 1YU

Tel: 01482 317 420
Email: advice@hullclac.co.uk

Opening hours

Monday to Wednesday and Friday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm

No appointment is necessary but appointments can be arranged.

Contact us

Leaseholder team
Hull City Council
Kingston House
Bond Street
Hull
HU1 3ER

Tel: 01482 300 300
Text phone: 01482 300 349
Email: leaseholdteam@hullcc.gov.uk

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