Advice for our leaseholders and freeholders

As a homeowner there are many things you need to think about and stay on top of. So we’ve compiled a handy list to help keep you on track.

There will also be other things we haven’t included. So if there’s something you don’t understand or you want to know more about, you can contact us at any time and we’ll do our best to help.

Equity loans

If you purchased your home with an equity loan from Peabody you may have questions about arranging a new mortgage or redeeming the loan.

EWS1 forms

What is an EWS1 form? Find out how it helps lenders value residential properties and how it’s useful for residents.

Homeowner rights and responsibilities

It’s important to know your rights and responsibilities as a leaseholder or freeholder. Check out your lease or find out more here.

Section 20 consultation – consulting leaseholders

Peabody has a legal obligation to consult leaseholders before carrying out any large-scale works on their property. Find out when and how we do this.

Selling your home

How you go about selling your Peabody home will depend on how you bought it. Find out more about the different options and see which one applies to you.

Additional charges for homeowners

As well as paying their mortgage, homeowners may also have to pay other charges such as a service charge or ground rent.

Your lease

The lease sets out our responsibilities as your landlord and yours as the tenant. Find out more about this legally-binding contract including building insurance premium FAQ’s.

Subletting your home

Thinking about subletting your home? Find out whether your lease allows you to, and if it does, what process you need to follow.

The right to manage your block  

If you’re a leaseholder, the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 gives you the right to take over the management of your property. This is known as the Right to Manage.

Contact us

 If you can’t find what you’re looking for contact us and we’ll be happy to help.