Electric Car Charging in HMOs: What Landlords Can Do


We have a landlord with an HMO, and they have some issues with the electricity costs. One of their tenants has started charging their electric car using the house supply. We can see nothing in the tenancy agreement, so I wondered if there was legal recourse short of increasing the rent. 

They are using a plug in the communal area to do this.

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The general starting position as to liability for paying utilities, including the electricity, gas, water, telephone and internet, is that the occupier or consumer is liable.