As a flat owner the Right to Manage (RTM) is available to you subject to certain qualification criteria being met. You do not have to prove that your landlord is managing your block poorly or prove any breaches of their obligations. No capital payment is payable to the landlord because the landlord retains the freehold although the landlord is entitled to recoup its reasonable fees of responding to the process.
The downloadable document below explains the Right to Manage. It highlights a few important aspects of the right to manage so that flat owners are fully aware of the right which they now have to manage their own building (subject to certain criteria).
If you would like us to act for you then it will be helpful to receive the following information at this stage: -
- A copy of each of your leases.
- A copy of your latest service charge and ground rent demand notices.
- Contact details for the participants.
- Where there are flats in the building that are not participating (or you are not sure if they want to) a notice has to be served on them inviting them to participate so for them please provide any alternative correspondence address or contact details you have.