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Getting your service charge demands correct

As owners of residential properties will be aware, the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 states that any written demands for service charge must contain “the name and address of the landlord”. A recent decision of the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) may well be important to them.

In that case the service charge demand contained the name of the landlord but gave the address of the landlord’s managing agents. That situation may well be common. Managing agents normally run service charge funds and whilst demands may be sent in the landlord’s name, the agent’s address would be used. More…