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The Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 confirms that all owners have an obligation to maintain and repair common property and owners are legally bound to pay a share of any costs involved in these works. Under the Tenements (Scotland) Act 2004 a majority of owners in blocks can make decisions to carry out repairs and maintenance for the whole block. We, as owners, want to work with you and other owners to agree on the work to be carried to the blocks where we share ownership. However, the council can if necessary use the powers contained within the 2004 Tenements (Scotland) Act, and the 2006 Housing (Scotland) Act to ensure that certain work within common blocks proceeds.
My property didn;t require the works , it was cosmetic, I disputed, there are 5.000 ex council owned property in renfrewshire and we all got this leaflet. We were told not asked
Delivering external housing improvements.
ContentsIntroduction 1Pilot Projects 3Identifying the work that needs to be done 4How much is the work likely to cost? 6Financing options and independent advice 10When will work be carried out in your area? 12Additional information and contacts 18What is the Scottish Housing Quality Standard (SHQS)? 19Questions and answers 20
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