Articles tagged Service charges
Mihovilovic v Leicester CC  UKUT 22 (LC)
Another Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) case. This was an appeal by the leaseholders of an LVT decision in respect of service and major works charges levied by Leicester City Council, the freeholder. There were three main issues in the appeal:
i) A charge for insurance of the building [...]
Morshead Mansions Ltd v Leon Di Marco  EWCA Civ 1371
Service charges. Much more interesting than tolerated trespassers. Honestly.
Sections 18 – 30 Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 contain a detailed regulatory framework for service charges in residential property. In broad terms, leaseholders can dispute their service charges if they are said to be unreasonable in [...]
Sheffield City Council v Hazel St Clare Oliver LRX/146/2007 [links to PDF]
This is a case which touches on an issue familiar to those involved with right to buy leases: replacement of windows by the landlord.
The landlord council wished to replace metal framed windows with new uPVC in the leaseholder’s block. The terms of the demise [...]