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Information for leaseholders

When you buy a flat or maisonette from the council it is sold on a long lease and you become a leaseholder.

A lease is a legal contract between you and us, which gives you ownership of a property for a fixed period of time. In this and any other legal documents you will be referred to as the tenant.

Leaseholder's Handbook

The Leaseholders Handbook is a guide to everything that you need to know about you lease with Medway Council.  It includes key contacts details on your rights and responsibilities and information on repairs.

Leaseholder's Handbook (pdf 1795KB)

More information

GOV.UK offer a comprehensive guide for leaseholders

Leasehold Advisory Service

Building Insurance

Leasehold Flats and Private Dwellings Summary of Cover 2017-18 (pdf 151KB)

Leasehold Flats and Private Dwellings Policy 2017-18 (pdf 124KB)

 

Leasehold Surgeries

Come along to a Leasehold Surgery to talk to  about any issues you may have regarding your Lease. No need to book, just turn up on the following dates;

Date

Time

Location

Thursday 18 January 2018

10am to 12noon

Twydall Library, Community Hub Twydall, 13-15 Twydall Green, Gillingham, ME8 6JY

Monday 12 February 2018   

10am to 12noon

Community Hub Gillingham, High Street, Gillingham, ME7 1BG

Tuesday 13 March 2018

10am to 12noon

Rainham Library, Birling Avenue, Rainham, Gillingham ME8 7LR

Thursday 12 April 2018

10am to 12noon

Twydall Library, Community Hub Twydall, 13-15 Twydall Green, Gillingham, ME8 6JY

Monday 14 May 2018

10am to 12noon

Community Hub Gillingham, High Street, Gillingham, ME7 1BG

Tuesday 05 June 2018

10am to 12noon

Rainham Library, Birling Avenue, Rainham, Gillingham ME8 7LR

Thursday 19 July 2018

10am to 12noon

Twydall Library, Community Hub Twydall, 13-15 Twydall Green, Gillingham, ME8 6JY

Monday 20 August 2018 

10am to 12noon

Community Hub Gillingham, High Street, Gillingham, ME7 1BG

Tuesday 18 September 2018

10am to 12noon

Rainham Library, Birling Avenue, Rainham, Gillingham ME8 7LR

Thursday 11 October 2018

10am to 12noon

Twydall Library, Community Hub Twydall, 13-15 Twydall Green, Gillingham, ME8 6JY

Monday 19 November 2018

10am to 12noon

Community Hub Gillingham, High Street, Gillingham, ME7 1BG

Tuesday 04 December 2018

10am to 12noon

Rainham Library, Birling Avenue, Rainham, Gillingham ME8 7LR