Fen Jen

Registered with Property118.com
Monday 1st December 2014

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 21

Fen Jen

13:38 PM, 25th August 2021, About 2 months ago

Chronic failure to tackle criminal landlords puts tenants at risk

NRLA only exist for the benefit of tenants and the government. All they seem to understand is more and more regulation and penalisation from landlords. They take landlords subscriptions and then penalise them by lobbying the government for more restrictions. Xero help even if you ask them a question they don't know the answer. They gave me incorrect information on when to serve notice during covid.... Read More

Fen Jen

10:39 AM, 7th May 2019, About 2 years ago

IEA paper - Tax measures that discriminate against private rented housing

Yes we all know that but the government couldn't care less. It gives them massive income to solve their crisis and at the same time solves their housing crisis so they think as the new additional section 21 removal means that tenants can stay in properties for many months without paying rent as housing benefit does not cover the full cost of rent and section 8 takes for ever. Also councils in London are now building massive blocks for rent only with housing associations so they are determined to remove the private landlord from the market completely.... Read More

Fen Jen

12:20 PM, 26th April 2019, About 3 years ago

Parliamentlive.tv - Work and Pensions Committee 'No DSS' debate

There are good and bad housing benefit tenants, but the risk of default and damage is significantly higher. Why should private landlords take the risk if the government will not even pay the full amount of the rent.... Read More

Fen Jen

10:40 AM, 6th March 2019, About 3 years ago

DPS and TPO giving contradicting advice and reviews?

It is not worth trying to gain redress from tenants who are in default of a tenancy agreement or for the damage they might have caused. Gong to arbitration or tribunals only cost you more money. The Tenants have all the advantages and the Landlord none Landlords just have to cut their losses effect repairs and let again. My advice would be to select the tenants yourself in future and not use agents.... Read More

Fen Jen

12:15 PM, 4th March 2019, About 3 years ago

Government to assist vulnerable with PRS deposits or first month's rent

Well if the mortgage companies agree to accept DSS and the government pays the full rent direct then maybe it might be possible to house DSS tenants. Stopping it being put in the advert wont make any difference as landlord has choice who he rents to and he will rent to whoever can pay. Jenny... Read More