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Template 1 – Letter to landlord asking for insurance summary

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Template letter

To: [insert name of landlord, or agent, or the person who receives rent]

Property address: [Insert address of flat or house]

1. I am/we are the leaseholder(s) of the above property.

OR

I am the secretary of [name of recognised tenants’ association]

This is a recognised tenant’s association for [name of the building]

The leaseholder(s) of the above property within the building has/have consented to this notice.

2. I/we am/are making a formal notice to receive a summary of insurance cover in accordance with Section 30A and paragraph 2 of the Schedule to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985

3. As the landlord of the property you are required to comply with paragraph 4 below.

OR

As the agent of the landlord named as such in the rent book or similar document.

Under paragraph 2(3) of the Schedule to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 you are required to forward this notice to the landlord as soon as may be.

OR As the person who receives the rent on behalf of the landlord

Under paragraph 2(3) of the Schedule to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 you are required to forward this notice to the landlord as soon as may be.

4. You are required to supply me/us with a written summary of the current insurance in effect in relation to the above property within a period of 21 days beginning with the day on which you receive this notice.

A person who, without reasonable excuse, fails to perform a duty imposed on them by or by virtue of Section 30A and paragraph 2 of the Schedule to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 commits a summary offence and is liable on conviction to pay a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.

The local housing authority has the power to bring a prosecution

 

Signed: [signature of the person(s) giving the notice]

 

Address: [[Give the address for future correspondence about this notice]

 

Date

LEASE is governed by a board, appointed as individuals by the Secretary of State for the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities.

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