Health & Safety in buildings containing flats: Obligations and who pays?
By Simon Tye, Legal Adviser September 2017 Health and safety in blocks of flats, and in particular, fire safety risk...
The Council can only bill you for services prior to granting of the lease if it is within the Reference Period, which is a period of 5 years from the date the lease was granted or a date where it is reasonable for you to have entered into the lease.
More information you might find useful:
- Service Charges and other issues
- More Frequently Asked Questions on Service Charges
- More Frequently Asked Questions on Right to Buy
- Resolutions for service charge disputes
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