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A quick guide to forming a residents’ association for your block.

Forming a residents’ association is an effective way for leaseholders to express their collective views to their landlord or managing agent. It’s especially effective if your block isn’t run by a Residents’ Management Company (RMC) or Right to Manage Company (RTM).

To form a residents’ association, you should follow the procedures set by the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) in England or the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal in Wales.

At the end of this Advice Note, we’ve included a useful template constitution for residents’ associations to use.