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
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: