Wednesday, 03 September 2014

Policy forum (146)

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Discussion of the latest social housing policies and initiatives.

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Get a job or 'lose out' on Council housing in Barnet 5 out of 5 stars 4 Last Post By Junior 23/06/2010 11:02 am
House Proud 68 Last Post Posted Anonymously 19/05/2010 10:16 am
Positive Discrimination 12 Last Post By SheilaD 13/05/2010 10:43 pm
MOONLIGHT ROBBERY FOR HOUSING ASSOCIATION TENANT'S 65 Last Post By kass 15/04/2010 10:29 am
Bullying at work 2 Last Post By Sancho 22/02/2010 10:51 am
SUBLETTING BETTER THAN HOME SWAPPING 22 Last Post By Kev Dupree 16/02/2010 12:11 pm
WHY LANDLORDS SHOULD GET THE HELL OUT OF ASB 27 Last Post By Joe Halewood 13/01/2010 2:21 pm
CREDIT CARD RENT DETBS SOLUTION 7 Last Post By Sancho 13/01/2010 9:18 am
One rule for MPs... 3 out of 5 stars 9 Last Post By Junior 12/01/2010 11:27 pm
Help with removal costs by my Housing Association? 3 Last Post By Dee Gee 09/01/2010 7:42 pm

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  • From Ansa Celestine, 22/05/2014 11:27 pm in Help With Disrepairs

    I spoke to someone the other day who very bravely withheld their rent and put it in a seperate account.  The housing association took them to court but then they told the judge that they did have the money, they are just desperate to be heard as they are not getting any help.  The judge ordered the housing association to do the repairs and the tenant to pay the rent.  Apparently now when the person phones the housing association they jump to do the repairs.  I am not as brave as that person, but I do understand the frustration ...

  • From Mia Woody, 07/04/2014 2:19 pm in Discussion forums re housing especially social housing

    rollonfriday.co.uk

  • From Mr Webb, 02/10/2013 4:32 pm in are housing benefit under occupancy rules a threat to vulnerable people?

    The vulnerable do appear to have been crucified by the welfare reforms. No doubt though the policy makers will claim it was not their fault and find some other group to blame it on.

  • posted Anonymously, 15/09/2013 9:07 pm in HCA Framework Document

    i know of a social rent property which was vacant one day, new tennant ( via nomination from homeless) informed 3 days later, no mention of " affordable rent" in offer letter. Rent has increased by over 300.00 per month.  Now that certainly is not Affordable..

  • From raymond hunter, 13/08/2013 7:51 pm in mutual exchange refusal

    had alot of questions but you guys got all the answers thanks.

  • From tony mcq, 06/07/2013 3:45 pm in L&Q Structural problems floor shakes when neighbours walk about

    PLEASE  LET  ME  KNOW  IF  YOU  WANT  TO  SEE  ME  OR  CONTACT  ME-----ABOUT   YOUR  HOUSING  DISTURBANCE--AND  STRUC TUAL   PROBLEMSS  IM  HAVING  SAME  PROBLEMS---WITH   L Q---IS  MY LANDLORD  TOO------TONY----

  • From Jason Matthews, 25/05/2013 1:11 pm in Bedroom tax and lack of smaller properties to move into

    thanks Anna - just what I needed

  • From DaftAida, 26/09/2012 9:25 pm in HOUSING ASSOCIATION TENANT FAILURE

    Oh, and just a couple of other points; don't bother explaining to those who are obviously clueless. Unless they've been in an extraordinary situation they can't possibly understand - let them remain in ignorance. Cut them off and out as being too offensive to bother with.

  • From alan brunwin children's author, 03/08/2012 4:13 pm in Yobs with Dogs: Another "needs" based allocation outcome

    I live in shelterd housing and its a life of hell. we have a Rottweiler dog housed with two old people in a one bed no garden first floor flat next door to us 5 feet away, and its made our life hell. Kepts us awake night day with them taking the big dog down the staircase banging doors. The Housing assosiation are a law unto themselves do what they like to you. Even told us to move out if we don't like it. shame on them.The dog comes first.

  • From Chris, 18/07/2012 3:27 pm in The rise of the private rented sector

    What saddens me more Joe is that the scale of additional private rented homes has not involved any considerable extent of new building, simply the recycling of former home, and a large number of former social homes at that, into cash cows and multiple occupation rabbit hutches.

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