Working with Housing Associations
As part of the Government’s housing initiative, Developers are required to provide a minimum number of dwellings referred to as affordable homes within their planning application. Where developments are constructed within a private residential development, it is common practice for the relevant Housing Association to contribute towards the running costs of the estate and administration of the management company.
It is common practice for Housing Associations to take responsibility for the maintenance of their own buildings and in very cases, they will assume responsibility for their car parking areas. However, generally speaking, they will opt to agree to contribute to the estate charges at the time they purchased the relevant properties from the Developer.
As part of the legal formalities and documentation at the time of purchase, Merlin Estates Ltd will automatically liaise directly with the relevant housing association for the collection of any service charge monies due to the management company and do not recover these directly from the tenant.
If you require more information please call the Merlin Estates Team and we will be happy to assist you.
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Merlin Estates Ltd launches new web site
1st July 2014
We are pleased to announce we have upgraded our web site for 2014. You still have all the original features and great content available as before but with a new user interface. Our website is now mobile phone friendly and tablet friendly so you can view our web site in the comfort of your own home or enjoy the mobile version when you are on the go. We have also added a pay-online application giving all our clients flexibility at their fingertips.
Merlin Estates Ltd Launches a free Newsletter service.
Carrying on from the new website enhancements - we are now offering all of our clients a free Management Mailing list. Keep up to date with all information regarding the development where you live. We listened to our client’s feedback and came up with a great way to keep all of our residents in the picture with the day to day running of your development. Interested in this free exciting feature? Sign up today at the top of any page.