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Professional Practice Research ReportReal Estate Title“As a government committed to building a fairer society, I don’t see how we can look the other waywhile these practically feudal practices persist”. Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Communitiesand Local Government.Housing has historically been affected by “unfair practices in the leasehold market”.To what extent do you consider that legislation can or has offered solutions to these perceivedproblems? Could the commonhold scheme of ownership address any of the Government’s concerns?In preparing your report you need to:1. Identify the problems with the existing leasehold regime for residential leasehold houses.
2. Analyse the extent to which legislation has or could successfully address these problems andwhether non-legislative steps (such as voluntary changes to the working practices of developers andtheir advisers) might also assist.