Michael Bond

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 10th January 2015


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 67

Michael Bond

10:53 AM, 6th July 2020
About A week ago

NRLA refute eviction claims by Shelter

Has the NRLA response received as much publicity as the original assertion by Shelter in national media? No? How can this be achieved?... Read More

Michael Bond

15:56 PM, 30th June 2020
About 2 weeks ago

Neighbour might object to Airbnb?

Do the terms of the lease forbid letting the cottage for holidays? Surely Airbnb is no more that a different way of marketing a property for short terms lets such as holidays.... Read More

Michael Bond

12:40 PM, 29th June 2020
About 2 weeks ago

Veterans to be prioritised for social housing

Speaking as a former Army officer I am delighted. But this is little more than rearranging the deck chairs the Titanic.
There are huge numbers of people who are hidden homeless. These are the iceberg of which rough sleepers are a very small tip. The problem is the planning system. I am involved in a small project to build social housing. We have already spent about 2 years on the planning process, and do not expect to start building before spring 2021 at best, by which time the process will have cost about £100,000.... Read More

Michael Bond

12:19 PM, 18th June 2020
About 4 weeks ago

Funding for frontline charities providing support to rough sleepers

What about the unseen homeless?....the young family with a child living in parents' spare bedroom; the youngster kipping on his girlfriend's mum's sofa; etc? Do they not deserve help? Although the best help for them might be a major cull of local authority planning officers. Shelter won't help them either.... Read More

Michael Bond

12:10 PM, 18th June 2020
About 4 weeks ago

Still working on the new claim form N5B - give me strength?

Property 118 seems to be getting more and more cries of anguish from landlords who are trying to evict their tenants who want to be evicted so as to take advantage of the conditional offer of a Council House/Flat. The cost in time and money for the landlord seems to be potentially large.
Why are we doing this? Is it a favour to the Council, who will chop us off at the knees if given a chance, which this exercise may provide if they spot that we have made a procedural mistake? Or is it a favour to the tenant? Even if the tenant is an excellent tenant, as very many are, this seems far over and above the call of duty!... Read More