Freeholders

Landlord Expert
By Landlord Expert April 12, 2013 19:14

I own a leasehold flat in a purpose built block. We do not pay any sort of service charge, but no work is ever done. Some of the communal lights, both internally & externally, are not working and it is pitch black outside the flats. The present freeholders are refusing to do any work to rectify this, although the previous freeholder did (and charged us seperately) Are they responsible for this work, as I would think this was a health & safety issue. We have recently had a letter saying that the freeholders have started carrying out checks to the electrics & wiring to establish if any of the circuits or equipment is defective. Surely if lights arent working then they are defective? Any help would be appreciated.

Landlord Expert
By Landlord Expert April 12, 2013 19:14

BEST LANDLORD OFFERS

Recent Member Comments

  • User AvatarDave Osbourne { Had a blocked gully which tenant ignored after recent rain had the lounge and hall partly flooded the floor is going to be replaced but... } – Oct 16, 4:47 PM
  • User AvatarFiona Bullock { Dear Sir, I have received a text and email from my tenants saying they wish to end their tenancy of 3 years with effect from... } – Jul 05, 12:55 PM
  • User Avatarchristine clare timmins { Hi Rahima - Did you manage to resolve your problem? I am new to this site and saw your dilemma - we are about to... } – Jun 28, 9:12 PM
  • User AvatarShani Zvi { Hey, I need an advise regarding the TDS registration. The agency I'm working with claims that they need to register the tenant Zero Deposit scheme... } – Jun 04, 11:43 AM
  • Amanda Harrison { Advise needed }
  • Older »

News Archive