A full page article showing the extent of this growing problem and describing the role of developers and councils in creating it. HorNet members have contributed case studies. Read at:
This is a selection of partially anonymised quotes from our closed FaceBook group. It gives a range of views and experiences from across the UK. We have many members who could provide case studies for news articles:
On our estate, we maintain the areas but the Council set up an S106 to give the public access – grass areas and woodland. Therefore we pay to clear their litter and damage. I feel they have been hand-in-glove with developers, taking a “bribe” of cash injections for playgrounds etc. and facilitating this scam to make freehold home owners pay to maintain.
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We argue that the government does not know the scale of the problem, nor the effects of how the model is implemented and ask for a complete review rather than the sticking plaster approach of access to the First Tier Tribunal.
We welcome the fact that the government is consulting on unfair practices, and has finally acknowledged there is a problem around estate management charges. We hope it won’t be a sticking plaster approach and is the prelude to a full review.
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