Form Leasehold 7: Apply for an order under Section 20c (Landlord and Tenant Act 1985)

Tenants can apply to prevent landlords from charging back to tenants (as a service charge under a lease) the costs incurred from a tribunal case.


Application for an order under Section 20C of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985

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Form Leasehold 7 lets tenants apply for an order to prevent landlords from charging back their costs of participating in tribunal proceedings as a service charge.

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 20c, Landlord and Tenant Act 1985

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Published 1 January 2017
Last updated 15 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated form Leasehold 7.

  2. Added revised Form Leasehold 7 that includes GDPR information.

  3. First published.