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Replacement and repair

The Upper Tribunal assessed whether tenants could be asked to contribute towards a landlord’s repair works to windows. The tenants felt that replacement of the windows was a more reasonable option. Where a landlord repairs rather than replaces a defect in a building, is it able to reclaim the costs?

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Replacement and repair

Service Charge Demands

Service Charge Demands

The Court of Appeal has assessed what constitutes notice to a tenant that service charge costs have been incurred and that a contribution is owed by the tenant. The case is clear guidance for landlords and management companies in what they are required to deliver in order to make a formal demand.

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