What are Recognised Tenants' Associations?
Recognised Tenants' Associations (RTAs) allow leaseholders and tenants to have a say in what happens to their estate or building.
Once set up and recognised, RTAs have the right to:
- nominate a contractor on major works programmes
- appoint a surveyor who may access relevant documents
- be consulted before a managing agent for their estate or block is appointed or has their appointment renewed
- request an audit
- represent a tenant or group of tenants at a Leasehold Valuation Tribunal.
RTAs must represent at least 60 per cent of the homes in the block or area that are owned by leaseholders.