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If you own a property within a KNH block you have a lease from KNH or Kirklees Council.  Our leases are usually for a period of 125 years from initial purchase. A leaseholder has a contract with KNH, which sets down the legal rights and responsibilities of either side.

KNH responsibilities

KNH will normally be responsible for maintaining the common parts of the building, such as the entrance hall and staircase, as well as the exterior walls and roof. We will own the structure, any communal areas or the land surrounding it.

Leaseholder responsibilities

Leaseholders pay an annual charge.  This will depend on the type of home you own but may include ground rent, building insurance, management fees, and structural repairs.


More information

Contact KNH and ask for the Leaseholder team.

Buying your home tells you about the Right to Buy scheme.

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