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posted Anonymously, 28/08/2014 1:50 pm in Options for rehousing a person with mobility needs
HI, Firstly the fact that two of you are working should really make no difference to the scenario although they may have a better chance in securing a private rented propetry is they wanted to do so.
In reality this is one area where the private sector is streets ahead of the social sector. I am a local authority leaseholder, but a former director of a large private sector development of over 400 badly built, modern flats. In these flats, the service charge was over £2000 per year, mainly due to s20 notices and planned maintenance that was prescribed in the lease, and, because there was a rich, greedy freeholder looking for opportunities to fleece the lessees, the very letter of the lease was upheld, and where a point was unclear, legal advice was sought.
From TrackDay, 27/08/2014 4:47 pm in What makes some estates worthy of regeneration while a lot are being demolished?
Hi, first question last. Park Hill Flats was one of the first of its type to be developed in England in the early 1960s. The back to back terraced pre 1919 houses it replaced were highly unpopular. The vision of Streets in the Sky had not been sullied by bad mangement, poor (in some cases) construction and thermal insulation, and anti-social behaviour. As a result the flats were very popular when they first opened, and even up until the late 1980s many of the original tenants were still living there. Later developments of similar flats in Sheffield failed to ...
Crikey, is this what 'Ask the Experts' has devolved into?
posted Anonymously, 17/08/2014 7:15 pm in Removing a joint tennant
seek legal advice on having the tenancy transferred into your name via a property transfer order.
The use of Forums since removal from the front page has all but dried up.
posted Anonymously, 11/08/2014 4:14 pm in Tenancy Succession - Urgent Advice
To start a new thread click on Ask the Experts then after new page has loaded click on Start new discussion.
From Tulyar, 10/08/2014 11:59 am in Transport cost reductions - benefits for landlord and tenant
posted Anonymously, 04/08/2014 2:49 pm in Housing Association Secure tenancy into Shared Ownership - Rent Help and Advice.
Thank you all for your responses - and appologies for my delay in replying.
Supporting People as a programme ceased last year (or was it the year before?) and the funding from central Govenment to Local authorities was pooled with other grants with no specific identity - I.E the LA got a sum of money that included the previous SP grant but were not told how much of the grant represented SP.