In this guide, we will talk about these four different types of leasing contracts and which party, in each situation, has a duty to maintain and repair them. Before signing on the polka dot line, make sure that the Make Good clause is clear to both parties and that you understand your commitments at the end of your lease. You should consider these additional costs if you decide if you want to move at the end of your lease. Weatherproofing is another maintenance issue that regularly affects tenants. An example would be that, during a period of bad weather, water passes through the roof and causes damage to the tenant`s stock and equipment. Under the ADLSi lease agreement, an owner is usually responsible for structural repairs outside the building and would be responsible for repairing the roof. Depending on the nature of the repairs, the lessor may be allowed to recover these costs from the tenant in accordance with point 7 of the expense clause, which excludes the costs for construction repairs to the building, but continues to find that « . Minor repairs to the roof of the building should not be repairs… ». In this case, the question is whether the repairs carried out are minor works that a lessor could recover from the tenant as an initial investigation or whether they are structural repairs or repairs of inherent defects, in which case the lessor would bear the costs of such work. With regard to the damage that the tenant may have suffered on his stock or equipment, the ADLSi lease expressly states that the lessor is not responsible for losses suffered by the tenant. » any defect or defect, unless the lessor has been notified in writing by the tenant and has not subsequently taken appropriate measures to remedy this irregularity within a reasonable time. This means that the lessor is not required to reimburse the tenant for damage to the tenant`s park and equipment, unless the tenant has already informed the landlord in writing of the need to repair the roof and the landlord has not made such repairs within a reasonable time.
This provision underlines how important it is for the tenant to immediately (in writing) inform the lessor of the necessary maintenance and repair work.. . .