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What information should the summary of service charges contain?

The law provides that a leaseholder has the right to seek a summary of relevant service charge costs during the previous “accounting period” which tends to mean the previous service charge year.

The landlord must set out the costs in a way which shows how they have been demanded or if not demanded yet how will these costs will be reflected in future demands for service charges.

The summary should show;

If the landlord fails to provide this information within the time limits, without a reasonable excuse, they will be committing an offence, which is punishable by a fine.

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