So I'm looking into buying a 14 unit building that's in a township that charges a flat rate fee + usage for water/sewer. Each unit is charged this fee ($350 + usage) per quarter. This flat fee is charged regardless if there's any actual usage.
The village that charges this has been dissolved, but the billing has been taken over by the town.
Has anyone encountered something like this before?
Is it possible to fight it? If so, who would you contact to begin the process?
This sort of billing structure is going to make these properties expensive to operate. We normally pass along the water/sewer on RUBS, but we charge a lower monthly rent to offset it. I'm worried this bill could be too much for people who are used to paying $50 per month for water/sewer.
Thanks for any tips/advice