Letter of Consent to Decoration
This Letter of Consent to Decoration should be used where the Tenant wishes to decorate the property and, under the terms of the tenancy agreement, the Landlord’s consent is required.
A detailed description or specification of the proposed decorative works should be contained in or attached to the Letter so that it is clear what the Landlord is consenting to. This should include details of paint types, colours, wallpaper chosen and any other requirements the Landlord has.
Under the Tenant Fees Act 2019, landlords in England cannot charge a tenant more than £50 (inclusive of VAT) for agreeing to alter the tenancy agreement. In some circumstances it may be appropriate for this to be higher but such cost must be reasonable and a landlord must be able to provide written evidence (invoices/receipts) which show that these costs are reasonable.
Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused options should be removed from the document.
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