Leaseholder rights and responsibilities

Your responsibilities

Your lease will tell you what conditions you’ve agreed to, for example:

  • if you need permission to make alterations
  • how much you’ll have to pay to maintain the property
  • whether you or your landlord has responsibility for repairs and dealing with noisy neighbours

You might be taken to court and be ordered to pay for any damage If you don’t follow the conditions of the lease. The court may also take away your lease.

Your rights

You have the right to: