Following the recent tragedy in West London and a number of smaller incidents, many people’s thoughts have turned to fire safety in purpose built blocks of flats and conversions.
While we all know we carry an element of personal responsibility for our own safety, we still expect those in authority to be “more” responsible. In a block of flats, this extends to the Directors of the Residents Management or Right to Manage Company. Directors, leaseholders, freeholders and managing agents must work together to ensure fire safety in purpose built blocks of flats, it’s not a job any one of these parties can do alone.
There are many reasons why you may wish to rent out your home, such as moving in with a partner or a short term job relocation. However if you own a flat, it may not be as simple as it sounds. Here is our guide to help you avoid the pitfalls when subletting your property.