Setting up and running a charity – guidance

Sales leases transfers or mortgages: what trustees need to know about disposing of charity land (CC28)

What trustees need to do when selling charity land and when they need Charity Commission consent.


Guidance for trustees who want to sell, or otherwise dispose of, charity property. Explains:

  • how to check if the trustees have the power to dispose of the land
  • when Charity Commission consent is needed and how to get it
  • the different considerations for long and short leases, mortgages and other types of disposal