Blackpool Borough Council v Cargill [2013] – Borough wide apportionment upheld

stairwell in a managed, shared property

In this case the Tribunal held that the landlord was right to divide charges equally rather than trying to calculate individual apportionments. The tenants argued that the management charges were excessive and not reasonably incurred pursuant to s.19 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.It was held that in this case, the increased cost of trying to determine individual apportionments made it an inappropriate step

 

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