Zoe wrote:I believe the council now offers interest free payments for longer than 3 years. I would contact them and ask if you can have it over 5 years, given how large the bill is. A leaseholder meeting is a good approach, as you can contact the council as a group and ask them to consider giving you even longer to pay (as £33,000 over 5 years is still a lot). You can also ask your local councillor to get involved.
I asked about getting a longer term (but not interest free) loan from the council, and I recall it was cheaper than putting it on my mortgage, so make sure you check out all of the options.
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