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Service Charge

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michelle A. Oct 1. 5 Replies

Just paid an unaffordable service charge to find another bill for almost the same amount come through the door today - due in 8 days. This is supposed to be a mixture of social and affordable housing…Continue

I am campaigning for an orphan lamb flock!

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Hi EveryoneI am trying to crowd fund to save an orphan lamb flock I raised this year from slaughter.My idea is that if everyone who feels like it pays a pound (or more if they like) then if a lot of…Continue

Building scarecrows. Need donations!

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Hi thereI am building some scarecrows as free activities for children on a farm. The theme is pearlie king and queen. If you have any old clothes that you are going to throw out especially mens…Continue

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Hi all, I have to get a smaller fridge freezer so the existing one has to go. It has played up the last few months by leaking twice under the fridge and I think it is because something probably needs…Continue

 

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Michelle A. left a comment for Nick Lee
"Yes, the lease was bought in the 70s and was open to key workers eg nursing etc. Could not have anticipated that an affordable proposition from the council would turn in to this.."
Oct 5
Nick Lee left a comment for Michelle A.
"With the (possible) exception of those who originally bought thirty or so years ago, isn't it a case of 'Buyer Beware'? The work has to be paid for somehow - tenants through their rent and leaseholders through their service level…"
Oct 5
Michelle A. replied to Michelle A.'s discussion Service Charge
"Hi Iain Find attached my breakdown for the year. I have called and spoken to Home Ownership twice about this. I don't think they take in to consideration the size of the flat. Also, they are sympathetic but said that the works need to be paid…"
Oct 1
Iain Meek replied to Michelle A.'s discussion Service Charge
"£1880 x 4 + £1500 = £9020 per year = £752 per month for a studio.  It does seem to be an enormous amount! Do you have "a pack which would list all major works and the estimated costs for the next five years."?…"
Oct 1
Michelle A. replied to Michelle A.'s discussion Service Charge
"To anyone who has been following this thread, I spoke to the council today and they said that the charges vary from block to block depending on what works are going on there. The further bill was a credit adjustment so all calm till December. The…"
Oct 1
Michelle A. replied to Michelle A.'s discussion Service Charge
"Hi Iain I have to go out now but thank you for attaching this. My service charge has been 1880+ per quarter with an added charge now of £1500 just after I have just paid one as adjustment to the year. This is for a studio flat in Cullum Welch…"
Sep 30
Iain Meek replied to Michelle A.'s discussion Service Charge
"I heard that the Corporation does not charge for a sinking fund for major repairs so that there is no reserve built up to pay for such things.  Leaseholders are expected to find money to pay for around 50 years of gradual deterioration in the…"
Sep 30
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Service Charge

Just paid an unaffordable service charge to find another bill for almost the same amount come through the door today - due in 8 days. This is supposed to be a mixture of social and affordable housing but it seems that the lease holders who may have bought under an affordable scheme many years ago are being priced out of living here. See More
Sep 29

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At 11:49 on October 5, 2018, Nick Lee said…

With the (possible) exception of those who originally bought thirty or so years ago, isn't it a case of 'Buyer Beware'?

The work has to be paid for somehow - tenants through their rent and leaseholders through their service level agreement.

 

 
 
 

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