Good day,hope all is well?We have been r...

Asked by Lucinda on 17-08-2020 15:41:48
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Gauteng

Good day,

hope all is well?

We have been renting a joined property (the main house) from the Landlord.  In the contract it states that we will be liable for 70% of the utility bill and the prepaid meter.  From the start there was a problem where he received Electricty bills from the council and now he is insisting we pay for the bill, but we work of a meter.  After numouros request of a COC from the instalation of the prepaid meters and the cottage electricity instalation, he refuses and now accused us of tampering with the meter, which is not true.....The main power switch in the house is not connected, which puts all of us in danger.

The owner did bring 2 sets of people during this time to work on the power (not qualified electricians and no coc to show), but is still accusing us of tampering and insisting we pay for the R8000 bill

Will you please help and give me some advice on what to do.

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