Landlord responsible for electricity supply - tenant wont put money on the meter

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I recently took on a couple of Housing benefit tenants. They spend their benefits without saving enough to put money on the gas and electricity meters leading to times they have no supply. It's a landlord responsibility to ensure they have a supply and I'd guess they could say that the landlord has to put money onto the meter to be fulfilling that responsibility. Anyone know whether a Landlord can be forced to pay the money onto the card to meet the obligation - advice on what to do should they try to force the landlord to pay for their electricity and gas? Their deposit can be used to refund some but not indefinitely.

07/02/2018 20:25

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