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The Council’s rights | Leaseholder rights and responsibilities | Birmingham City Council

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The Council’s rights

As the freeholder, the council has a number of rights.  Some of these are included below, but you should check your lease agreement for the full details.

The council has the right to make decisions about:

  • the management of the building
  • repairs and maintenance of the structure and shared areas of the building
  • improvements to the building
  • charges.

In some circumstances the council has the right to enter your property to carry out repairs if there is a danger to other residents.

The council has a legal duty to charge you for: