Apply to dispense with the consultation requirements in Section 20 (Landlord and Tenant Act 1985): Form Leasehold 5

Landlords can apply to dispense with the requirement to consult tenants provided for by Section 20.


Application for the dispensation of all or any of the consultation requirements provided for by Section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985

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Form Leasehold 5 is for landlords who want to dispense with the consultation requirements when the landlord intends to:

Undertake works on the building which would result in the tenant being required to pay more than £250.


Enter into a contract lasting longer than 12 months which would require tenants to pay £100 per year or more.

Guidance on what happens at the First-tier Tribunal in a dispute on service and administration charges or other management matters.

Government funded, independent advice for residential leaseholders from LEASE.

Relevant legislation: Section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.

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Published 1 January 2017
Last updated 1 May 2024 + show all updates
  1. Updated a fee in the form

  2. Signature box activated so a signature can be typed in.

  3. Updated form Leasehold 5.

  4. Added revised Form Leasehold 5 that includes GDPR information.

  5. First published.