Pound Notes

Recent rulings illuminate landlords' expected reasonableness. Lessees lack full control over building expenditures, but statutory protections ensure fair service charge calculations. Section 19 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 dictates that costs must be "reasonably incurred," prompting scrutiny of the First-tier Tribunal's interference with landlords' spending decisions.

When are service charge costs ‘reasonably incurred’?

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