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Your leasehold

What is a lease?

This is a contract between you and Norwich City Council. When you buy a flat or a maisonette from us you purchase a leasehold interest and we keep the freehold interest. As the freeholder we own the land on which the property is built and charges a ground rent.

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Leaseholders' handbook

The Leaseholders' handbook contains an outline of your rights and responsibilities as a leaseholder and describes our responsibilities to you as your landlord.

Example of a lease

This plain english lease document is intended for use as an example and the text in blue is provided for assistance and guidance only.