Should landlords have the right to refuse DSS tenants?10:43 AM, 20th May 2019
About 4 weeks ago 124
When I bought my flat in an apartment block I applied for consent to rent it out. For a fee of £200 the freeholder granted that consent. However 3 years later the freeholder’s agent now tells me that this consent has to be renewed (and paid for) annually.
In my lease agreement there is no mention that the consent payment is required to be paid annually. I have paid the new sum requested, but I regard this as exploitation. I have asked various letting agencies and they only know of one freeholder who does this; for the rest a one-off payment for consent is sufficient.
Does anyone have a suggested remedy?
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