Notice to Quit received – first time for everything?

by Readers Question

13:33 PM, 16th July 2020
About 2 months ago

Notice to Quit received – first time for everything?

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Notice to Quit received – first time for everything?

One of my tenants has issued me with a Notice to Quite after she realised I wasn’t bluffing when I issued a Section 21.

Anyway she is due to leave on 27th July, with a debt that I can’t get agreed for a TPD with via DWP (not that I have much time now anyway)

Is there anything I can do in the meantime while she IS still in the property to try and get some of the water bill debt paid off that she has accrued. She had said she will pay a lump sum then £30-35 a month. She says she is going back to stay at her mum’s house and not going into another rental. (though I don’t know the address)

I am tempted to send her a heavy letter stating I have chased bad debtors through the court before now so she can still avoid this if she wants, but be under no illusion that I will chase.

Any ideas people?

Reluctant


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11:48 AM, 19th July 2020
About 2 months ago

Reply to the comment left by Puzzler at 18/07/2020 - 11:03
gets even more complicated if you include bills in the rent when it comes to UC claimants especially when you have to S21/S8 for rent arrears..
Deposit held with Council in form of bond but that can only be claimed against damage or rent arrears nothing else.
Have now contacted water company to see if they can get assessed charge backdated on the flat to Jan 2020 then they can charge her the lot direct (before she leaves). Have sent them a her TA showing she was liable at this time and I was not. The I shall ask them for a refund.
Lesson learnt on this.

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