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ARMA’s 2020 in Review

2020 was a year like no other – especially for ARMA. Whilst there were many challenges throughout the year, ARMA managed to grow its membership, expand its training, launch a new membership category and was behind a number of key industry successes and achievements in the leasehold management sector.

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ARMA IN THE NEWS – DR NIGEL GLEN DISCUSSES THE ‘DRAFT BUILDING SAFETY BILL’ ON BBC RADIO 4’S ‘YOU AND YOURS’

On Thursday 14 January, ARMA CEO Dr Nigel Glen was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's 'You and Yours’, discussing Waking Watches which are costing leaseholders around £18,000 per block, per month. This is an especially worrying amount when you realise that often, reserve funds are being depleted to fund this. Ultimately, this could signal yet more costly bills for leaseholders in the future when essential maintenance is needed.

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Open Letter from Residential Property Industry urges the use of the UPRN across the Sector

Leading residential property bodies have today published an open letter to Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and copied to Thalia Baldwin, Director of the Geospatial Commission highlighting the potential benefits from a widely adopted Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN) and steps that Government need to take to make this happen. The signatories of the letter,  which includes leading bodies from across the residential property sector, believe that the wide market adoption of the UPRN will deliver substantial benefits to UK society, the residential property sector and to Government.

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Government Reforms Make it Easier and Cheaper for Leaseholders to Buy  their Homes

Thursday 7 January, 2020. Millions of leaseholders will be given the right to extend their lease by a maximum term of 990 years at zero ground rent, the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced today (7 January 2021).

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COVID-19: Best Practice Guidelines for Property Managers

ARMA publishes COVID-19: Isolation, Prevention & Communication Guidelines

UPDATED - Tuesday 5th January 2021 - As England enters a third national lockdown as of Tuesday 5th January 2021, our COVID-19 guidance has been updated accordingly.  Please click the link below to view our updated advice for those working in the leasehold management industry.

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