Lyndon Whitehouse

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Sunday 9th June 2013

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 49

Lyndon Whitehouse

8:41 AM, 26th September 2021, About 8 months ago

Cautionary tale to include fire cover clause in AST!

I have claimed for alternative accommodation and loss of rent on two separate occasions as a result of and 2. Water escape
Both claims were processed successfully with the agreement of two separate loss adjusters and I do not have that clause.... Read More

Lyndon Whitehouse

8:16 AM, 17th October 2020, About 2 years ago

Can private landlords refuse to let to Housing Benefit claimants?

Not everyone claiming benefits is a pariah- some of our best tenants are claiming benefits and many, due to their circumstances, have done for many years. They are long term tenants.
What landlords really mean is ‘no drug dealing, drug addicted, drunken, antisocial, selfish, ignorant, violent, disrespectful and financially challenged’ people’... Read More

Lyndon Whitehouse

8:55 AM, 10th May 2020, About 2 years ago

Introducing Property118 TV

Excellent - well done MA - subscribed!... Read More

Lyndon Whitehouse

12:53 PM, 1st May 2020, About 2 years ago

Call for council tax relief on empty landlord properties

Reply to the comment left by Gary Nock at 01/05/2020 - 12:51
We need a legal view from a QC!!
Can always apply for the exemption, if they refuse, request a tribunal.... Read More

Lyndon Whitehouse

17:26 PM, 30th April 2020, About 2 years ago

Call for council tax relief on empty landlord properties

Reply to the comment left by Gary Nock at 27/04/2020 - 18:20
I also sent this to Wolverhampton who have replied as below

Dear Mr Whitehouse,

Thank you for your e-mail concerning whether a Class G exemption would be applied by Wolverhampton Council to empty properties for Council Tax purposes.

This is something that we have already considered as it has been brought to our attention previously.

Our view is that a Class G exemption is applicable when a property is prohibited by law from occupation. The restrictions placed upon movement as a result of Coronavirus certainly makes things more difficult but it does not prohibit the letting of property.

We are also still receiving notifications of changes of address which suggests that many people are still finding it possible to move home at this time.

If an individual or business held liable for Council Tax can demonstrate that they are suffering hardship then an application can be made for a Section 13a Discretionary Relief payment.... Read More