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Categories:
Residential Property
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to give a broad, in depth insight into the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants as regards services charges for residential property. It provides an introduction to the statutory provisions which operate in this field while offering advice as to the relevant clauses which a lease should contain on the subject of service charges. The right of tenants to challenge service charges is also discussed and the approach and procedure of Land Valuation Tribunals is considered. Particular attention is given to other duties placed on landlords when undertaking major works or long-term agreements in relation to leasehold property.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the key obligations placed on landlords and tenants in relation to service charges;
  • Be aware of the important legislation relevant to the raising of service charges for residential property;
  • Understand the role and procedure of the Land Valuation Tribunals in this field;
  • Appreciate the duties placed on landlords in relation to major works and long-term agreements.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Procedural
Sources and References:
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1985;
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1987;
  • Morshead Mansions Ltd v Di Marco [2008] EWCA Civ 1371.

This podcast provides a detailed analysis of the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants in relation to residential service charges. It outlines the relevant legislation in this area and gives advice as to the appropriate drafting of leases as regards the power to raise service charges. There is also discussion of the rights of landlords and tenants to challenge or substantiate charges before the Land Valuation Tribunal, as well as the role and procedures of the Tribunal. In addition, consideration is given to the particular obligations placed on landlords when undertaking major works and long-term agreements in relation to leasehold property.

Podcast added: 20/05/09

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-07-30

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