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Local authorities and residential service charges

Property Management

ISSN: 0263-7472

Article publication date: 1 January 1992

Abstract

Examines the effect of the 1980 Right to Buy legislation on local authority housing departments′ service charges collection. Considers outline procedures of the statutory code, leases, estimates and consultation, direct works departments, fees, charging areas, insurances, auditing, and service charges held in trust. Concludes that local authority departments should be aware of their obligations to a growing percentage of their housing stock, since it has a duty of care.

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Citation

Aitken‐Sykes, R. (1992), "Local authorities and residential service charges", Property Management, Vol. 10 No. 1, pp. 17-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/02637479210030204

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MCB UP Ltd

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