Service Charges

Tenants, leaseholders and shared owners may pay a service charge for additional services and day to day running costs not covered by their rent.

Service charges include

  • Accommodation related services, e.g.. cleaning of communal areas, electricity, lighting and heating of communal rooms etc.
  • Digital aerials maintenance and sinking funds
  • Estate maintenance 
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Heating charges including district heating systems
  • Insurance for shared owners and leaseholders
  • Sheltered Housing service charge
  • Sewerage charges
  • Water charges for those on water pumps
  • Sinking funds for the repair and maintenance and planned replacement of communal items

The service charges leaflet explains in more detail the service charges we have, and how service charges are calculated. See the links section for more information.