If a tenant fails to pay their service charge then this can have a huge effect on the landlord or management company, particularly if they have already incurred the costs. Therefore, it is important to take action quickly if there are arrears.
If a tenant fails to pay their service charges then the landlord or management company could:
To forfeit the lease and recover possession of the property, there must be arrears of more than £350 or the arrears must have been outstanding for more than 3 years.
Prior to the landlord serving a Section 146 Notice, they must do the following:
If you need any assistance with this or would like to discuss enforcement options then please do not hesitate to contact our Real Estate Litigation team on 0161 941 4000 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org