Holyrood Tenement Maintenance Group to Publish Final Report
The parliamentary working group on tenements is to publish its final report in May. The Interim Report recommended that all mixed tenure tenements should have 5 yearly inspection reports on common parts, mandatory owners associations and a requirement for all owners to pay into a sinking fund for repairs and maintenance.
The disrepair of tenements, and the challenge of getting other owners to take part in common repairs is therefore a major issue for housing associations. The interim report of the cross party group made 3 major recommendations