Lease Conditions

The lease is a contract between the council and you. It sets out in legal terms what your obligations and rights are as a leaseholder and what the councils obligations and rights are as a landlord.

The lease is a legally binding contract enforceable in law. The lease will contain information such as:

  • Standard conditions
  • Binding agreements for both the council and the lessee
  • Information which applies to your home
  • The councils obligations and your obligations

More information about your lease can be found in the Leaseholders Handbook.

If you have any questions about your lease or need anything explained further you can contact the Home Ownership Unit on 0800 085 65 75