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Terrible service from housing assoc 5 out of 5 stars 118 Last Post By Eve Steadman 25/03/2014 6:51 am
Tenancy succession 2 Last Post By Kathleen McCall 24/03/2014 4:10 pm
Please help... Mutual exchange 15 Last Post Posted Anonymously 21/03/2014 4:31 pm
HELP!! Working as a Housing Officer in Supported Living 2 Last Post By My own private domicile 21/03/2014 1:06 pm
Fellow tenant using drugs 0 n/a
A Guide for New Tenants 0 n/a
Unnusual housing association exchange 7 Last Post By TrackDay1 17/03/2014 5:08 pm
Motor Homes. 4 out of 5 stars 2 Last Post By Ernest Hemsley 15/03/2014 8:35 am
Shortlisted for council house 5 Last Post By Rose007 13/03/2014 10:08 pm
housing association insisting on removal of laminate flooring or eviction 9 Last Post By bob builder 12/03/2014 3:32 pm

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  • From rusty foley, 03/03/2015 1:52 pm in moving after the 42 mutual exchange deadline

    i have been waiting 44 days to find out if i can exchange,i phone every day but keep getting told it is been dealt with? i find the waiting very stressfull why cant the council juat say it is a yes or no then send the letterto to inform both parties.i i feel like just moving now,but after reading the comments,it seems better to wait both parties are in shelter housing,i am 82yrs old, can anyone give me advice on what i can do next,

  • From F451, 24/02/2015 4:38 pm in Query re RTB and affordable rent

    It would be so great to be allowed to discuss things in these areas again.

  • From Alan Ward, 23/02/2015 7:30 am in SECURE TENANCY

    Can housing association change my secured tenancy from a 2 bed to a 1 bedroom. I have complained for 15 years that my 15 year old bedroom is to small. Only can fit a single bed. That's all. Now they admit it's a 1 bedroom and want me to change my tenancy to a 1 bedroom also I have paid rent for 15 years and they say they owe me no arrears is this Legal?

  • From Alan Ward, 23/02/2015 7:23 am in Tenant's right to withdraw notice

    Hi. Can any one advice please. 15 years ago I swapped my 2 bed flat in Norwich to a 2 bed flat in Wimbledon. When I moved hear I questioned my then housing officer that the single bedroom was to small. After 15 years the housing associtation now say it's a 1 bedroom even though I have been paying for a 2 bedroom. Also they want me to change my secure tenancy from a 2 bed to 1 bedroom contract and tell me they owe me no arrears of rent. Is this legal?

  • posted Anonymously, 29/01/2015 8:09 am in Homeless occupant not being assisted by council

    Hi MFM.

  • posted Anonymously, 29/01/2015 8:08 am in Rehousing Of Council Tenant

    compenstion - yes, ask them.

  • From Rexroth, 19/01/2015 6:50 pm in To what extent can a RSL advise residents on financial matters.

    They need a licence.

  • posted Anonymously, 15/01/2015 11:17 pm in forced to end assured tenancy to start a joint one

    Can I ask as to how she is forcing you out? Has she asked you to leave or has she ended the tenancy? 

  • From Alan London, 13/01/2015 6:11 pm in Relationship break down and moving out with housing association tenancy

    Thanks. No info on the website regarding assignment or succession but in the tenancy agreement it only refers to the subject when talking about the death of the tenant. My partner is still quite young and although it would be nice to have the ability to assign...if it exists, there are other questions to be considered. Her job is not secure and she has been told that if she should need to claim housing benefit in the future then she would only be able to claim for half the rent should my name still be on the tenancy. Were ...

  • posted Anonymously, 05/01/2015 9:27 am in Housing Officer issues

    Hi Andrew,

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