What should you pay as communal costs?

In this piece we will cover the topic that is one of the most important ones in every rental contract – the costs besides the actual rent. For a long time landlords have inserted as many side costs/communal costs (in Estonian kõrvalkulud or kommunaalkulud) into rental agreements as possible but it is good to see that tenants have become more aware of their rights. According to the law (The Law of Obligations Act, you can read it in English: ): In addition to the payment of rent, a lessee shall bear other expenses related to the leased thing (accessory expenses) only if so agreed. Charges for the services and acts of a lessor or a thi

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