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Anonymous

19/01/2012 2:18 pm

Typical ignorent bullyboy landlord attitude - and private landlords wonder why they are collectively looked down on.

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Alan Leach

Alan Leach

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19/01/2012 2:21 pm

The difference is that it doesnt affect my health or sleep when one of my tenants stops paying rent and as I know what to expect of the legal system dont get the sort of surprise that Wendy got, lots of people are moving back with parents and renting out their homes thinking it will pay the mortgage with little thought or understanding of the risks.

In the last 2 years there have been massive shifts in regard to eviction affecting AST's not least the mental health capacity act and that has meant that unless you have some knowledge you will fall foul and wait longer,

I do bow to your superior knowledge of the law and would be grateful if you could tell me which piece of legislation ties you to waiting six months before you can arrange baliffs as that one has passed me by

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Anonymous

Anonymous

19/01/2012 2:28 pm

The bullyboy private lanldord probably red it in The Sun.

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Anonymous

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19/01/2012 2:29 pm

As I said Alan 'no aptitude for running a business'. I would bar them from the pub as well.

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Anonymous

Anonymous

19/01/2012 2:36 pm

Please read the aforementioned posts including the post which initiated this forum for an example of 6 months

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19/01/2012 2:38 pm

Others incompetence is not evidence of a legal requirement bullying nonny.

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Anonymous

19/01/2012 2:44 pm

8 weeks notice, tenant refuses to leave

2 months approx to get a date in court

Judge grants a further 1-2 months to tenant to find somewhere else to live

Tenant refuses to leave a further 2 weeks to get the baliffs in

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Alan Leach

Alan Leach

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19/01/2012 2:48 pm

"The law ties landlords to waiting 6 months before they can arrange the balifs".

"8 weeks notice, tenant refuses to leave

2 months approx to get a date in court

Judge grants a further 1-2 months to tenant to find somewhere else to live

Tenant refuses to leave a further 2 weeks to get the baliffs in"

excuse me being pedantic and i now understand where you are coming from but you are mixing what is due process and what is law

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Anonymous

Anonymous

19/01/2012 2:49 pm

keep digging bully, its most entertaining.

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Anonymous

19/01/2012 2:52 pm

I'm talking about the landlord being powerless to get his/her property back when tenant refuses to pay rent and concurrenlty refuses to leave...

What I also mean/think is that it should be law that a landlord can instruct the baliffs can remove tenants after 2 months of not paying rent...

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Alan Leach

Alan Leach

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19/01/2012 3:09 pm

what about the right to reclaim rent when repairs are not done or people have to live in squallor because a greedy landlord is only interested in how much public money he can get for letting substandard property

changes in the law you advocate wont  happen due to the unscrupulous way that some landlords trample over the rights of the individual, It wont happen for rent arreas because housing benefit dont process applications expediently and even though rent is the tenants responsibilty to pay there has to be an understanding of the failing of the current payment system.

housing benefit should in my opinion be able to be paid direct to the landlord but the landlord should in turn be regulated and monitored before taking public money.

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Anonymous

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19/01/2012 3:14 pm

No wonder with attitudes like this that many refuse to take DSS

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19/01/2012 4:35 pm

What a good job landlords such as bullynonny do not set the laws of this land - just imagine what sort of society we would be living in if they did.

Yes, you want to be able to send the bailiffs in without delay, and no doubt break bones too, fortunately there is a legal process to make sure you can't pay your mates a few quid to 'remove' the tenant.

Maybe Landlords should be CRB'd and psycologically vetted before being allowed to own property - reading the posts on here would seem to suggest there are a right load of dodgy landlords about.

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F451

F451

Location: Europe
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19/01/2012 5:08 pm

What happened here - Meeta had achieved calm and positivity previously.

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Anonymous

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20/01/2012 2:00 pm

Bully nonny has just submitted his tax return and his idealogy is working despite him being an 'amateur'...

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Anonymous

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20/01/2012 2:57 pm

Bully for nonny!

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Anonymous

Anonymous

25/01/2012 11:16 am

Why is it so few of these private landlords appear to be indiginous English?

People always bang on about the number of ethnic tenants, but never about their being the majority of landlords receiving all that housing benefit.

Odd that it is bash the tenant for their colour but never the landlord.

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wendy allen

wendy allen

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28/01/2012 2:21 pm

Update:- Court date was set for 7th Feb but on 26th Jan the female part of the joint tenancy has told the court her son has a hospital appointment on that day so judge has adjourned. This female has just and I mean just informed me that she does not live in the house but she will dealy proceedings as long as possible to make sure I suffer! I have done nothing to these tenants, all I wanted was what was due, my rent!! I am suffering from stress and anxiety and barely staying on top of my bills. I have wrote to the judge informing him that she no longer allegedly lives there, even the court clerk used the words(dealying tactics). I really hope this full system has a shake up or a lot of people will seriously suffer. I do beleive that if the rent was paid directly to the landlord then I would not be in thei situation. My other joint tenants is now living in my former home, not claiming any lha as it was ceased due to him ignoring lha letters for him to contact him, rent free whilst I am committed to pay the morgage. If I default on this morgage I will even lose the home I am living in now and myself and daughter will then be homeless and I doubt even an agency would accept us as I would be declared bancrupt. I have worked all my life, and for what!!! I could not go into a supermarket, get my shopping and say to cashier," sorry but until a judge tells me, I'm not paying"! If I had a car on finance and didnt pay, it would sharp be taken off me. Yet, people can not pay rent and it has to be a judge that tells the owner of that property if and when they can have it back!! I now understand why some people take the law into their own hands as trust me, I have felt tempted but as I have never been in trouble my entire life, I really do not want to blemish myself now, yet these tenants are shouting through the rooftops that I am im in the wrong, not them, So if that is the case, its ok to claim LHA as a single person when you are, infact living with someone, get paid full LHA and keep the money for yourself and nothing happens!!! Wake up governement and smell the bacon.

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Anonymous

30/01/2012 8:35 am

Hi Wendy

Have you reported this family to Social Services? Their imminent Homeless situation is a Child Protection issue. They will struggle to get another private let if you get the CCJ and the LA will find them intentionally homeless.

If I were you I would ring them and explain the reckless behaviour of these tenants.

Regards,

Nonny,

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wendy allen

wendy allen

Posts: 12

06/02/2012 3:36 pm

Update

Judge has decided not to adjourn case and sent tenants a rather good letter explaining why!! Court tomorrow so will see what happens and hopefully get possession. I will no doubt have to get baillifs as they have no intention of leaving.

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