8:27 AM, 30th July 2021, About 2 months ago 4
The dubious managing agents for the freeholder have issued a ‘Notice for Works.’ They are extensive, requiring scaffolding and remedial work to exterior brickwork etc. I have a month to comment on it.
It is based on a survey they carried out after a flat in the building had water ingress after the recent downpour. Am I within my rights to see that survey and also this notice of works contains no estimate?
Surely we need some protection in case they pull a figure out of thin air, and if it seems too high don’t the leaseholders have an option to bring in an alternative contractor?
Editor Note: Please see the Leasehold Advisory Service >> https://www.lease-advice.org/faq/what-is-the-section-20-consultation-process-for-major-works/
Please also see the full consultation process >> https://www.lease-advice.org/advice-guide/section-20-consultation-private-landlords-resident-management-companies-agents/
Detailed information on each of the three stages of consultation can be found by clicking on the links below:
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