When the right to manage is acquired by the RTM company, a landlord is under a duty to pay the RTM company the accrued uncommitted service charges. The payment should be made on the acquisition date or as soon as practicable thereafter.
If payment isn’t made, then an application can be made to the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (or, for properties in Wales, the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal) for a determination on the amount of accrued uncommitted service charges.
Although applications to the Tribunal of this nature aren’t common, our team are experienced in these matters, acting for both landlords and RTM companies.
Whether you’re an RTM company seeking a determination on the accrued uncommitted service charge monies, or a landlord responding to an application that’s been made against you, our experts can help.