P-04-573 - Call on the Welsh Government to Investigate the Residential Leasehold System in Wales.


Petition Wording

We the undersigned call on the National Assembly for Wales to urge the Welsh Government to instigate an investigation into the way in which the residential leasehold system is operating in Wales despite the changes made by the Leasehold Reform Act and to consider whether there should be a cap on increases to leasehold agreements in Wales.


Additional Information:

This petition has been submitted in light of the fear that residents on the Elba estate in Gowerton are currently experiencing, due to the demands of up to 5000% increases in annual ground rent that Swansea Council are demanding of these leaseholders.


Petition raised by: Residents of Elba Estate


Date Petition first considered by Committee: 15 July 2014


Number of signatures:583