The Lambeth Housing homeowner's handbook provides you with useful information about your home and responsibilities as a leaseholder or freeholder.

The guide will tell you:

  • what a lease and freehold transfer are and what they contain
  • who is responsible for repairs to your home
  • what service charges are and how they are calculated
  • how we let you know we are planning to carry out repairs to your building
  • how to make claims under building insurance
  • what to do if you want to alter, sublet or sell your property.


Your lease explained

This video explains what a lease is and what the responsibilities of a leaseholder and the landlord are.