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7:39 AM, 14th May 2022, About 3 days ago

Birmingham City Council renting out properties they would destroy a private landlord for letting

while the thrust is right, tenants do have legal redress and it seems this is the result of the tenant failing to do anything. the daughter is "Scared" of requesting help for her mother, she is also scared of taking the council to task and suing them. It does not sound as if she has complained till recently , You cannot blame a landlord about not doing something when they are in total ignorance of the problem. When they did discover it they offered alternative accommodation and tried to get access. The tenant denied them access. i fail to see how this is the council's fault.... Read More


8:41 AM, 18th December 2021, About 5 months ago

Evergrande - Seen this movie before?

Evergrande us funded by shadow banks and not banks. Overseas dollar bondholders do have foreign investors but the majority are Chinese investors and Banks., However unlike the US banks Chinese banks are not under capitalised. The Chinese government can instruct Chinese banks to lend , At present, the debts are being serviced by Hui Ka Yan is paying the interest himself.. The people that will be affected most are the Chinese shareholders. It is doubtful whether the 2 million people who have purchased unfinished apartments will lose as local provincial governments will step in and complete the projects.
In the end, after a few years, Evergrande will be restructured and Bondholders will receive around 25% of their initial money. though even that will take longer. The difference is that ordinary people will not lose out while the greedy will get a hit.... Read More


8:44 AM, 2nd October 2021, About 8 months ago

HMO licence tenants say they are related - Cousins?

if they are from mainland china then they will each have a family card that will show their relationship. you could ask for copies of those.Hukou (Chinese: 户口)... Read More


10:01 AM, 14th August 2021, About 9 months ago

Distress for Rent Act

The legislation as drafted does not specifically mention what “in writing” constitutes and whether an email or text would suffice. It is obvious however that electronic communication is now used more and more in everyday life. Courts now not only allow but actively encourage service of documents by electronic means but there does not appear to be any reported case law dealing with the issue of whether electronic service of a Notice to Quit is valid.

In cases where documents have been served electronically this method of service does not appear to have been questioned by the courts. Referring to service of notice in writing at a tribunal case, His Honour Judge Hand QC said:
I include within the concept of written notice modern methods of communication such as the SMS text message, internet based so-called instant messaging and email. Here the email was used as a medium to convey an electronic version of the letter of dismissal, which was attached but, no doubt, any of these methods could be used to convey the notice itself.” Wang v University of Keele… UKEAT/0223/10/CEA
https://www.housingrights.org.uk/news/written-notice-quit-valid-if-served-email-or-text... Read More


7:51 AM, 26th June 2021, About 11 months ago

No landlord should discriminate against tenants because they are in receipt of benefits

it is not just rent, Housing benefit tenants cost more for some reasons when it comes to Buildings insurance.... Read More