Dennis Stephenson

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 15

Dennis Stephenson

13:18 PM, 4th April 2020
About 4 hours ago

Shelter again with latest TV advert!

I actually raised this as a comment in another thread days ago. If you listen to what is said very carefully then the first part is probably true in that they will have had increased calls from people worried about the virus, losing their jobs and the present uncertainties. Unusual for shelter. The bit about the possible and I repeat possible eviction is so vague as to be laughable. Aside from being impossible at the moment as against government legislation and the courts being closed. I agree that the advert angers and sickens me.... Read More

Dennis Stephenson

14:52 PM, 27th March 2020
About A week ago

Court service has suspended ALL ongoing housing possession action!

I know this is strictly not on thread but I was watching Discovery Science last night and twice and ad for Shelter popped up. Full of vague statements ( I listened closely to what was being said and nothing factual but just insinuations ) and mentioning a health worker that is being threatened with eviction and asking for £10 towards their coffers. Brazen, is what I call it.... Read More

Dennis Stephenson

14:46 PM, 5th November 2019
About 5 months ago

As a Landlord in the General Election I intend to vote for:

I voted Brexit last time but this time will be voting Conservative. York voted to remain but our Conservative MP is for leaving and has more or less voted that way. I don't see the Brexit candidate winning. Like many of you I don't see a real alternative to voting Conservative as the Brexit party are for a no deal exit, Labour is toxic while Corbyn is leader and seems to yoy-yo about in his opinions. The Lib Dems seem to be saying that they know better and will cancel the referendum result if they are able to. We voted Lib Dem in the council elections because we know the candidates and they have got things done locally but Jo Swinson doesn't come across to me as anything but a forceful know-it-all. On PRS policies I don't think any of the parties are worth voting for but what's the alternative?... Read More

Dennis Stephenson

14:24 PM, 2nd October 2019
About 6 months ago

Gas boilers to be banned from new builds by 2025

As you say, new unproven technology with air source heat pumps. Also no case law or insurance provenance yet to cover the problems that may arise. Similar for solar panels really. Our dwelling is a four bed dormer house not suitable for solar panels and probably not suitable for ashp's either. We have a gas combi boiler but due to outbuildings little scope for where to put the ashp. Apparently in winter you may need to have the heating on all the time and as the radiator temperatures will be lower it will take longer to heat the house up from cold. According to the energy saving trust website this system is more suitable for underfloor or warm air systems. So, a case of replacing something tried and true for something less suitable, unproven and probably inferior for the traditional brick home. Say do light bulbs ring a bell?... Read More

Dennis Stephenson

8:21 AM, 19th July 2019
About 9 months ago

Couldn't make it up - Unless you work for the Guardian!

Wow, where to start with this article? From his very first statement - "Britain has enough housing ...." there are half-truths and falsities. His logic just doesn't stand up anywhere and he contradicts himself wholesale - "As there is a shortage of accessible housing ....". I just can't take the article seriously so don't get me started, but then it is the Gaurdian!... Read More