Is landlord liable for electricity bill?
Landlords are not responsible for tenants’ unpaid council tax and utility bills as long as they follow these steps: Make sure you have a clause in your tenancy agreement making it clear the tenant is responsible for council tax and utility bills.
Who is responsible for utility bills?
A: The law indicates that the property owner is responsible for outstanding utility bills for water and trash. But the law also offers the owners relief via bringing an action in Conciliation Court or District Court to obtain a judgment against tenants for their outstanding utility bills.
Am I responsible for a utility bill that is not in my name?
He said: ‘If your name is not on the bills then there is no obligation for you to pay a share of them, unless you have previously agreed to do so. ‘As far as the household bills are concerned it is only the person who is actually named on the account that is liable to the companies involved for payment.
Do I have to pay council tax between tenants?
As soon as tenant’s vacate, it becomes the landlord’s responsibility to pay the council tax. However, any property that remains empty and unfurnished is entitled to be exempt from council tax for up to 6 months.