Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Policy forum (146)

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Discussion of the latest social housing policies and initiatives.

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Level the playing field 5 out of 5 stars 11 Last Post By Sidney Webb 28/02/2011 2:06 pm
WHAT SHOULD THE REPLACEMENT FOR THE AUDIT COMMISSION BE AND DO? 5 out of 5 stars 4 Last Post Posted Anonymously 24/02/2011 11:28 am
Scottish hustings 0 n/a
3 WAY MUTUAL EXCHANGE, MY LANDLORD INSISTS ON DETAILS OF 3RD PARTY 0 n/a
Park Homes Reforms 5 out of 5 stars 1 Last Post By Chris 10/02/2011 9:05 pm
HB Bill to rise again? 16 Last Post By Melvin Bone 27/01/2011 3:16 pm
Burnt Toast 5 out of 5 stars 1 Last Post By Sidney Webb 29/11/2010 10:46 am
HB delays? 1 Last Post By Melvin Bone 29/11/2010 9:16 am
Mythbusting 11 Last Post By Joe Halewood 26/11/2010 3:16 pm
MR Implications - Transfer List 5 out of 5 stars 15 Last Post By marty21 29/10/2010 4:09 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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