Apply to determine liability to pay, and reasonableness of, service charges: Form Leasehold 3

Tenants or landlords can request a decision on whether a service charge is payable and the amount due.


Application for a determination of liability to pay and reasonableness of service charges

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Form Leasehold 3 is for tenants or landlords to apply to the tribunal in a dispute on the payment and amount of a service charge.

The tribunal can determine the:

  • person by whom it is payable
  • person to whom it is payable
  • amount which is payable (this is limited to what is reasonable)
  • date at or by which it is payable

Guidance on what happens at the First-tier Tribunal in a dispute on service and administration charges or other management matters.

Government funded, independent advice for residential leaseholders from LEASE.

Relevant legislation: Section 27A, Landlord and Tenant Act 1985

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Published 1 April 2017
Last updated 1 May 2024 + show all updates
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  5. Added revised Form Leasehold 3 that includes GDPR information.

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