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Does your brother have a lease agreement in place/pay service charge towards communal areas and paying for the Cesspit?
If so, it is likely that he will be liable for additional payments towards repairs, upkeep, maintenance etc.
If you are able to provide a copy of his lease or correspondence that refers to the additional charges, I can take a further look for you.
It is difficult to fully advise without sight of the contract however if residents pay towards a shared sewerage system, as i said they are likely to be responsible for contributing towards a new system.
Is it £3,500 split between all residents or £3,500 each?
Do you have a copy of the letter you initially referred to?
I note you state they can oppose?
unfortunately i cannot open that.
If you click the paper clip above the box you type, you should be able to upload it.
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If the letter allows them to oppose to the payment then I would suggest that your brother, and other residents that cannot pay, do so in writing by the deadline.
If no-one opposes, they are likely to go ahead with the proposal.
No problem at all. If you are able to locate the paperclip and attach a copy of the correspondence, I am happy to have a further look for you.
It is a considerably large sum of money to demand from every resident.
Although it may well be a suggestion from the landlord to solve the issues with the current cesspit. If enough people oppose the proposal, it is extremely unlikely the landlord will be able to demand 93 residents pay that amount each.
It may be worth your brother consulting with other residents and ensuring those who cannot or do not want to pay, all write to the landlord explaining their reasons against it.
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