Surely I am not the only landlord worried about new EPC requirements?9:44 AM, 17th February 2021
About A week ago 115
Letter to Nottingham Selective Licensing,
Please pass my words onto the powers that be, so they can see what happens in the REAL WORLD on GROUND LEVEL from us that actually house people.
Screenshot enclosed of Barclaycard message received today. As you know, I’m gonna be owing you over 4k this week for the License fee balances. As you can see, I haven’t got enough money to pay you until the balance gets paid off. Look on the bright side, at least I’ve come forward and got the rent increases off my tenants to pay for this unlike 17,000 other Landlords.
Every April, most landlords house insurances are due. I’ve just paid mine £5,500. Has anyone in Licensing apart from you got a brain? Anyone with an IQ over 21 knows Landlord insurance renewals are April. They bring licensing in Nottingham at the SAME TIME as Universal Credit and now the rest of the license fee at the same time as house insurance renewal!
Do they ever work with good Landlords? No wonder Nottingham council has announced this week they have to spend another £6 million quid this week on more houses. What the council is failing to say is that to buy houses for the homeless that Licensing is causing. It ain’t rocket science.
I can afford normal house expenses, boilers, kitchens, bathrooms etc. But like I’ve said before, Licensing brings abnormal costs ALL IN ONE GO which do nothing, but to take away from improving the good Landlords house budgets.
Any suggestions how I can magic this money up? Cancel my house insurances perhaps under the 14 day cancellation period? So you can have your money for this admin and 600 pages of text you’re sending my missus to tell her what she already knows – she owns the house.
The enclosed photo is of just 4 houses, letters that Licensing have sent to the missus.
Tenants need to know that this is where some of their rent money is going. On the council sending thousands of papers to Landlords wives, information she already knows.
How much is this costing? Missus has got 16 pages of text in each posted envelope. X 36 envelopes. 576 pages of text and for what?
And I presume the same to the tenants too. 1152 pages of text just for me. How much is this costing the tenant & the Landlord & the Council & the Environmental Impact?
How is tenant housing getting better for that? And you are posting these out to the tenants as well who’s Landlord has applied for a licence. Yet, the tenants whose landlord hasn’t applied for a licence, is none the wiser.
If you do get all the 32,000 houses eventually, that is 1,024,000 pages sent out just to Landlords wives/partners, never mind the rest to the tenants.
This is a colossal HUGE amount of wasted money.
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