Mick Roberts

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Thursday 6th June 2013


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Mick Roberts

14:52 PM, 20th June 2019
About 5 hours ago

Shelter ask for Landlords views

Reply to the comment left by Jonathan Clarke at 20/06/2019 - 10:04
And yes JC, I concur yet again.
I too am die hard HB LHA, but UC has just gone way out to Planet Mars with no hope of solving 'em. Existing tenant I can solve when they switch onto UC, but new ones, no thank u.... Read More

Mick Roberts

14:51 PM, 20th June 2019
About 5 hours ago

Shelter ask for Landlords views

Reply to the comment left by Clint at 20/06/2019 - 09:33Clint I concur too.
When HB start work, not always, but mostly, it is a nightmare to manage as they say not my problem, paying the shortfall in rent, I'm not handing over my work money, not used to that Oh no. U sort that out Mick.
And I do have some very good tenants at moment, but 40% of em will freely admit they no good with money.
We can solve a lot of UC BY JUST RUDDY TALK TO US!... Read More

Mick Roberts

7:28 AM, 20th June 2019
About 12 hours ago

Shelter ask for Landlords views

Reply to the comment left by Jonathan Clarke at 20/06/2019 - 01:52
I concur JC all that u say. If me & U, HB LHA UC experts for 20+ years are now shying away from UC, what about the others that may have took them? They got no chance now.

Amelia, UC won't talk to us at all now unless the tenant puts explicit consent on their journal & WE GET ONE PHONE CALL. Ha ha that is it, u don't solve it on that phone call, you've had it. I We will get this changed eventually, but I've got no more fight left in me fighting for hours & weeks & years to get HB stuff changed. Which I have. But it's like starting all over again with UC. They have learned nothing from the history of HB over the last 20 years, where homeless ensued, then HB listened & said Landlord may be right, they implemented, & things improved, homeless reduced. UC has gone back 20 years.

And Old Mrs, good words.... Read More

Mick Roberts

13:10 PM, 19th June 2019
About A day ago

Shelter couple’s “punishment”: self-imposed exile in Cornwall

It's not that we don't want to take these people.
It's the SYSTEM SYSTEM SYSTEM we don't want in fact CAN'T take.
JC made some good points the other day. U just don't know when your 'rent' is gonna' not come. U could & can say the same about a working person, but quite often u can talk to them & they have guarantor, deposit, rent up front etc., whereas HB LHA DWP UC pay BACKWARDS. Oh here u go, have a house, live in it for a month, see how u go. Then the DWP who's paying for this at the end of the month, if they don't pay, no problem cause I will go & shake the Magic Money Tree to pay the mortgage.
I will have to shake the Magic Money Tree as DWP who WANT ME TO HOUSE U, won't talk to me AT ALL. Even if it's to say Mick, we need tenants latest phone number to tell them they need to go to Job Centre & sign a form, we can pay ALL THEIR RENT AGAIN!
Even if it's to say Oh we need your Landlord just to send us rent proof form.
Yes Shelter, DWP etc., these are 2% of the reasons why we can't take DWP any more. If people like me & Jonathon Clarke has now had to change tack who has housed hundreds of Benefit tenants & preferred them for their 'normalness', if we can't don't want to take Benefit tenants any more, then surely we need to be asking WHY? And looking at the system.
If a tenant has given permission at beginning of claim for DWP to ask Landlord if 'ote needed & DWP refuse to do that, Hello is anyone home? Wake up authorities.
That couple in that vid, I'd give 'em house tomorrow, but who's paying me? Oh I see we reliant on Universal Credit from DWP are we? The same DWP who wish to prosecute me cause I've been on tenants journal cause no rent has come in, so we've done a complaint & it was the most easiest fix to do.
UC didn't fix the problem, we had 17 calls, 5 appointments, 9 emails, to find out about this journal, when the real issue is pay the rent query.... Read More

Mick Roberts

10:15 AM, 18th June 2019
About 2 days ago

Nottingham - These words are not nice

Reply to the comment left by Rod at 18/06/2019 - 09:45
Ha ha yes. But ours ain't showing the intelligence of someone worthy of that salary. To not know how the Housing Market ticks at the bottom with vulnerable tenants is mind-boggling.... Read More