What does my service charge cover?
The service charge you pay depends on the type of services provided and the type of property you live in.
The headings you'll see on your estimated service charge or income and expenditure account may include:
- Grounds maintenance
- Block cleaning
- Lighting and electricity
- Passenger lifts
- Access control - for any door entry systems, CCTV security cameras, electric barriers and gates, alarms and electrical doors.
You can find a more detailed explanation of what your latest service charge covers in My Estate. For a full list of service charge categories and what they cover, please download our 'Service charges - what do they cover?' guide.