We apply a service charge to those tenants who share an open or closed communal area. We calculate the service charge by reviewing actual expenditure and sharing out the costs between all tenants and leaseholders.
Tenants pay the following service charge for communal areas:
|Painting||£0.12 per week|
|Door entry||£1.85 per week|
|Lighting - electricity||£0.98 per week|
|Caretaking||£3.50 per week|
|Lighting - electricity||£0.96 per week|
Service charges are charged weekly alongside your rent and are a condition of your tenancy agreement.
This payment covers the cost of painting and repairing the communal area such as repairing a light, painting the communal area or repairing the staircase.
This payment covers the cost of maintaining and repairing the cost of the door entry system.
This payment covers the cost of electricity to power the lights in the communal area.
This payment covers the cost of the caretaker's visit, where they clean your communal area and report any faults on your behalf.
Management costs associated with this service are also covered as part of your weekly rent.
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