No, I still live in the property my flatmate moved out
both our names are on that bill. We received the bill 6 weeks before he moved out
this bill is for period September 2013-March 2014
my flatmate moved out on 31.03. My landlord only contacted the council about us living there in February
6 months after I moved in
1 year lease, she lost her copy
it's landlords responsibility to inform the council she failed to do so
my question is whether the landlord should take responsibility for the previous tenant actions since she didn't ask for references and let him to move in- references are mentioned in the lease. Also she didn't ask for forwarding address
How should I know? that is a very unprofessional answer#
landlord didn't do her job
stress is getting to me
she told me that she did not ask for references
she didn't ask me for references either
it is stated on the Oxford council website
I don't remember having any conversation with her about it when I moved in
she only mentioned something in late jan
electricity was on my flatmate's name but he never paid it despite me giving him money
but, the electricity company asked my landlord for a copy of my lease so they can bill me
2 bed flat separate leases
yes, but they will try to bill me for the whole period because they can't reach the other flatmate
exactly the same situation as with council tax. They can't get money of my previous flatmate so they will chase me
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it also says:
If you have signed a joint tenancy agreement, then the person/s named on the agreement, who have their sole or main residence at the property, will be the ones liable to pay. They will be jointly and severally liable. Visit our Council Tax Payment page for more information on Joint and Several Liability.
If the tenants in the property have individual agreements with the landlord, then the landlord is liable to pay the Council Tax.
We signed individual leases
yes it is,
no, I have not paid any tax
sorry, it says references
one thing. The electricity company asked for the copy of my lease to be sent to them
but my landlord doesn't have a copy
can they still charge me for the past period without the lease?
in addition, the flat I live in is two bed and I signed a separate agreement for my bedroom sharing kitchen and living room- that HMO right? so isn't the landlord who is responsible for council tax despite council tax being mentioned in the lease?
how does my landlord proves that I owe it without lease
and I paid my former flatmate
this is actually question for the electricity bill which was on his name I paid him sometimes in cash then directly to his account. Now since he left the electric company asked for a copy of my lease from the landlord.
to charge me for bill that my flatmate did not pay
even if i lived in that property at the same time?
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