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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
Supported Housing Costs 13 Last Post By ronald eato 09/04/2013 10:15 am
VAT in Service Charges 1 Last Post By Derren Cooper 09/04/2013 7:32 am
PLEASE HELP ME, Iv been told i may be reffused a mutal exchange as im on benefits 5 out of 5 stars 3 Last Post By lady 06/04/2013 7:30 am
Mutual Exchange - Grounds for refusal 1 Last Post By hi123 04/04/2013 7:39 pm
housing exchange advice desperately needed please!! 5 out of 5 stars 16 Last Post By hi123 04/04/2013 7:23 pm
changes to supported housing costs 5 out of 5 stars 2 Last Post By izzit right 04/04/2013 2:25 pm
The Bedroom Tax, The Lodger and The Boxroom 5 out of 5 stars 3 Last Post By Derren Cooper 04/04/2013 6:06 am
Damp Issues 0 n/a
Rent deposit 3 Last Post By fred nash 30/03/2013 11:47 am
like for like mutual exchange 9 Last Post By hi123 30/03/2013 7:48 am
Mary thompson 19 Last Post By Bridget Thomas 28/03/2013 5:02 pm
Housing Association 7 Last Post Posted Anonymously 28/03/2013 9:28 am
bedroom tax 10 Last Post By lynn atkinson 28/03/2013 4:56 am
YOUR COUNTRY DOES NOT WANT YOU! BEDROOM TAX & DISABLD LIVING 5 out of 5 stars 29 Last Post By Matt Murdock 27/03/2013 1:32 pm
Given 2 hours to decide on a transfer 150 Last Post By RosieRW 27/03/2013 11:27 am
Removing Ex Partner from a Joint Tenancy 0 n/a
Right to Acquire refused 1 Last Post Posted Anonymously 24/03/2013 12:37 pm
Thrown off the housing register 0 n/a
Those in the know - rent formula 5 out of 5 stars 4 Last Post By Derren Cooper 23/03/2013 10:39 pm
Couple one over 65 bedroom tax advice 2 Last Post Posted Anonymously 21/03/2013 12:06 pm
right to acquire back a mortgage rescue property 6 Last Post By Rose007 20/03/2013 11:55 pm
Complaints process(housing association) 6 Last Post By dawn young 20/03/2013 10:06 pm
disabled access regulations 1 Last Post Posted Anonymously 20/03/2013 8:53 pm
Council seeking repossession following termination of joint tenancy 2 Last Post Posted Anonymously 19/03/2013 8:19 pm
STOP the Government changing the Workfare Law 5 out of 5 stars 10 Last Post By Judge Thread 19/03/2013 7:22 pm
Can rent out my spare room in my Council flat? 5 out of 5 stars 14 Last Post By karen callaghan 19/03/2013 9:03 am
DEMONISATION OF SOCIAL HOUSING TENANTS 5 out of 5 stars 56 Last Post Posted Anonymously 19/03/2013 8:16 am
Mutual exchange query regarding the under occupancy rules 17 Last Post By Eliza Moore 16/03/2013 8:39 pm
Have Housing Associations have made an foolish error installing exhaust air heat pumps 7 Last Post By Ivan Weekes 16/03/2013 8:34 am
Whom has the Remit over Social Housing Association in England 5 out of 5 stars 0 n/a
Want out of my joint tenancy 1 Last Post By Bill Douses 14/03/2013 10:31 pm
Watch out Leaseholder's of Social Landlord and Right to Buy 5 out of 5 stars 1 Last Post By Tenantplustwo 14/03/2013 7:22 pm
What is happening at Cosmo? 5 Last Post By ManWithAbacus 13/03/2013 4:56 pm
CPO 2 Last Post By Tenantplustwo 09/03/2013 8:07 pm
HA introducing service charge. 10 Last Post By Doris Stokes 08/03/2013 2:19 pm
mutual exchange from HA to council - how does this work re tenancy? 0 n/a
Why is when people the Community like Cat Hill, Enfield and Save our Stow, Walthamstow 5 out of 5 stars 1 Last Post By Tenantplustwo 07/03/2013 3:54 pm
Housing 2 Last Post By Matt Murdock 07/03/2013 3:35 pm
Regulation and increasing supply 5 out of 5 stars 0 n/a
if i get a job in another area 1 Last Post Posted Anonymously 05/03/2013 2:38 pm
Shared ownership property - Ownership where property has been extended 0 n/a
Financial information concern. 5 out of 5 stars 2 Last Post By Vicky Ayre 02/03/2013 3:38 pm
Housing Association Exchanges and the Right To Buy 0 n/a
Ground 8 0 n/a
Mandatory Direct Debits 4 Last Post By diane bake 01/03/2013 1:41 pm
RTB - Joining a Tenancy 5 Last Post By Jason Bostock 28/02/2013 2:17 pm

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  • From Ruth Hall, 24/04/2014 5:55 pm in new homeswap tenancies instead of inheriting previous tenants?

    Ah, thank you!

  • posted Anonymously, 22/04/2014 10:06 am in Mutual Exchange Help

    Mazza, you must say "I'm sorry you are feeling uncertain about it, but the exchange is completed now. I wish you well. Goodbye".

  • 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