Mike P

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Friday 5th October 2018

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 2

Mike P

9:36 AM, 14th December 2018
About 5 months ago

And the landlord vote goes to - Please vote again

Reply to the comment left by Neil Patterson at 13/12/2018 - 14:30
My vote would be for a party that would address many of of the injustices faced by younger people in the private rented sector. There is a clear need for a genuinely sustained programme of social housing requiring substantial investment in local government housing and housing association programmes.

We are faced with increasing homelessness, and there is a clear need for programmes to address not only the homelessness but the underlying causes.

There is a need for some form of greater control over the costs imposed on tenants by letting agencies - some of the fees are eye watering...

And I would say that there is a need for greater security of tenure backed up by an accessible arbitration system to protect both private landlords and tenants.

I suspect that only Labour would have the will to address these concerns.... Read More

Mike P

10:12 AM, 7th December 2018
About 5 months ago

HMO - Do I need to register?

Thanks Editor for the references to the acts. What is puzzling me is how one defines the term "property". If it means the whole building, then because of "is occupied by five or more persons/
is occupied by persons living in two or more separate households" then it might be termed an HMO. But if the word property only relates to the rented area then it's not an HMO.... Read More