Homes England have today announced changes to the annual rent review on Shared Ownership homes from RPI to CPI and they have issued a new suite of CPI-based model leases and amended KIDS forms to incorporate this and other changes.
Jen has over 20 years’ experience of acting for national and regional Registered Providers, public sector clients including Local Authorities, and NHS Trusts and for non-public sector clients including housebuilders, charities and residential investment clients.
She specialises in the acquisition and development of sites for self-build, and sites/plots from developers through a variety of structures, including turnkey, golden brick and back to back contractor led-schemes. She advises on the viability of development sites for residential and mixed use and has dealt with numerous complex site assemblies and associated land issues. Her work includes negotiation of conditional contracts and development agreements, advising on affordable housing planning obligations, nominations agreements, release of minerals rights, joint ventures, large scale portfolio acquisitions, disposals and securitisations, site set-ups, stock swaps, landlord and tenant matters, asset management and projects.
Jen has a thorough knowledge of the regulatory requirements required to properly advise Registered Providers. Her work in securitisations means she is aware of the issues that are of concern to funders of affordable housing stock and those matters which could affect the valuation of residential and commercial properties.