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Exchange to under occupancy 3 Last Post By N S 14/06/2013 2:11 pm
Tenancy rights 5 Last Post By Jaime Taylor 13/06/2013 1:35 pm
Uncharitable Charitable Housing Association 143 Last Post By Andreas Giro 12/06/2013 9:03 pm
Landlord shares my flat 3 Last Post Posted Anonymously 09/06/2013 4:59 pm
Council tax 2 Last Post Posted Anonymously 09/06/2013 4:57 pm
bedroom tax 8 Last Post By Rose007 08/06/2013 3:58 pm
Unresolved professional misconduct complaint 19 Last Post Posted Anonymously 03/06/2013 11:44 am
Bedroom Tax..Downsizing..Removal Fees 7 Last Post By fresh1356 30/05/2013 12:50 pm
Mutual exchange woes - where do we stand? 12 Last Post By fresh1356 30/05/2013 12:47 pm
cant swap no water meter 1 Last Post By Housing Manager 25/05/2013 9:03 am
housing association valuation 5 out of 5 stars 4 Last Post By Housing Manager 25/05/2013 9:02 am
continue my fight for a 2 bed 2 Last Post Posted Anonymously 25/05/2013 8:54 am
Debt Relief Orders and Mandatory Grounds 8 for possession 2 Last Post Posted Anonymously 25/05/2013 8:45 am
home loss payment 1 Last Post Posted Anonymously 19/05/2013 6:32 pm
income threshold for housing association 0 n/a
Rent Arreas 3 Last Post By Sancho 18/05/2013 11:23 am
Help please 5 out of 5 stars 2 Last Post By Dale Lunham-Harrison 16/05/2013 11:20 pm
Council enquiry 5 out of 5 stars 6 Last Post Posted Anonymously 16/05/2013 8:36 am
first suicide with bedroom tax 3 Last Post Posted Anonymously 14/05/2013 10:16 pm
Average revenue per tenant 9 Last Post By Jason Matthews 13/05/2013 10:53 pm
RTB 1 Last Post By Jasmine Ellicott 13/05/2013 10:44 am
rejected for a 2bed 16 Last Post By hi123 12/05/2013 1:15 am
Housing trust and complaint from an owner occupier 7 Last Post By Dixie 11/05/2013 7:27 pm
Do I need to apply to the Court for an Eviction or Bailiffs direct 4 Last Post By TC 10/05/2013 10:29 pm
why cant i find a 1 bed house to swap 0 n/a
tenant with Learning disabilities 5 Last Post By john harland 03/05/2013 7:55 pm
Mum going into care 5 Last Post Posted Anonymously 01/05/2013 10:03 am
Tenant's obligation to inform landlord of damage or repairs needed 0 n/a
Evictions through not being able to pay rent because of welfare reform 23 Last Post By suzieq11 29/04/2013 10:52 pm
Rehouse tenant during repairs? 5 out of 5 stars 5 Last Post Posted Anonymously 29/04/2013 10:31 pm
How to balance the needs of key stakeholders in housing ? 1 Last Post By Sancho 29/04/2013 5:22 pm
Overcrowding in bedsit 20 Last Post Posted Anonymously 28/04/2013 3:22 pm
Rent increase 0 n/a
Tenancy: 2 months rent in advance legality. 2 Last Post By b_klasa 26/04/2013 12:06 pm
Cannot Apply for a Parking Permit -request rejected by Council! 10 Last Post By Sancho 25/04/2013 4:06 pm
hot tub in rented house 21 Last Post By N S 25/04/2013 3:51 pm
Surrender 3 Last Post By Sukhvinder Kaur 24/04/2013 3:50 pm
Excluded Licence Agreement 0 n/a
please help me :( 57 Last Post By Philthy Boots 22/04/2013 3:42 pm
Discount entitlement 4 Last Post By TrackDay 19/04/2013 4:59 pm
Removing name from a tenancy agreement that has debt created by partner 15 Last Post By jhon ford 19/04/2013 3:10 pm
Decent Homes 0 n/a
Mutual exchange - from HA to LA 10 Last Post By annie lawson 17/04/2013 4:28 pm
Bedroom Size 4 Last Post By stan1962 17/04/2013 11:21 am
Should affordable housing be affordable? 5 out of 5 stars 60 Last Post Posted Anonymously 16/04/2013 6:46 pm
social funding 0 n/a
Council Tax liability - boatshare 2 Last Post By Miserable Sod 12/04/2013 12:09 pm
does downsive mean swap or apply on waitning list 9 Last Post By hi123 11/04/2013 1:52 am
Succession of Tenancy 5 out of 5 stars 2 Last Post By Brown12 09/04/2013 8:11 pm
Housing Innovation 0 n/a

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  • From I am The Secret Housing Officer, 11/04/2014 9:49 am in new homeswap tenancies instead of inheriting previous tenants?

    Tenants of Registered Providers do not have a legal right to exchange unlike Secure Local Authority tenants who enjoy a Right to Exchange under the provisions of the Housing Act 1985. For tenants of RP's their rights reagrding exchanging will therefore be found in the detail of their contract (tenancy) with their landlord.

  • posted Anonymously, 10/04/2014 8:27 am in Signed new agreement, but mistake in rent

    No they shouldn't, they should build new homes or invest in current stock improvements

  • From Housing Troll, 09/04/2014 11:08 am in Joint Tenancy

    You are not being bullied, the council is fulfilling its legal duty, although perhaps they have not explained this well enough?

  • From Housing Troll, 04/04/2014 3:40 pm in Mutual Exchange Withholding of Consent to Exchange

    Yes. It may well be the case the son succeeded due to a legal or contractual term, depending on the tenancy agreement. Perhaps it was even a policy decision which did not take the adpatations into account (unlikley but possible). 

  • From Miss Muffett, 02/04/2014 2:47 pm in Help with challnege of Service Charges??

    Sorry, typo in title - should obviously be challenge!!

  • From Eve Steadman, 25/03/2014 6:51 am in Terrible service from housing assoc

    Further to my previous post: I would like to form a contact/pressure group of Metropolitan residents (South), which includes my own area, Cambridge. Please spread the word and provide ideas as to how all those residents may be contacted, and how we could establish communication independedently of this forum. Do many or any residents read Metropolitan's Facebook page?

  • From Macca57, 24/03/2014 4:10 pm in Tenancy succession

    Many thanks for your reply, much appreciated

  • posted Anonymously, 24/03/2014 10:29 am in Service Charge Increase Legal? Moral?

    Legal: It is alawys a mistake to think of change of service charge cost as an increase - is it the correct cost for the services provided? & are those costs reasonable (i.e. for the service you recieve are the costs in the right ball park)

  • posted Anonymously, 21/03/2014 4:31 pm in Please help... Mutual exchange


  • From H4rdwork, 21/03/2014 1:06 pm in HELP!! Working as a Housing Officer in Supported Living

    Sara, you'll impress if you show you've researched a topic and part of the job that's new to you, and ask intelligent questions about how that organisation manages risk, compared to your research.