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Indexation Amt


Is a landlord allowed to add Indexation Amt to your rent (Indexation du loyer)after you have given the notice of termination ? As per my house contract after 3 years (which i completed in March 2011) of staying the contract becomes null (implies i think it will follow the 9 year contract pattern) and any issues after that (like house termination etc) will be resolved as per standard Belgian contract laws. I have already notified my landlord by registered letter (in english)that i would be vacating his apartment on Oct 31st 2011. Yesterday (2nd Aug and not by registered post, think he just dropped it in my box) i received a letter with the request to pay up the rent + indexation amount , starting Aprl 2011 till Oct 2011. Am i on thin water here ? Thanks for your reponses in advance

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Yes, he can index the rent, provided it is done at the correct time and in the correct way as stipulated in the contract.

No, it cannot be backdated to April - if he didn't do it on time, he can only backdate it 3 months. April would be a 4th.

Aug 22, 2011 11:13