Government forcing landlords to house non-paying tenants for lengthy periods11:18 AM, 15th September 2020
About 6 days ago 39
My landlord has issued me with a section 21 because I have asked for certain information regarding where my deposit is and to see a copy of the gas safety certificate.
I am devasted with this as I have a chronically ill daughter whom is on full disability and the house is perfect for her.
Despite numerous requests and pleas he has enforced the section 21 that was in my tenancy agreement.
The landlord had a new boiler installed soon after I moved in. His friend was supposed to fit it but he sub contracted it out to someone who arrived in a car. My daughters safety is paramount and I thought the law protects me.
I went to citizens advice and they advised me to inform environmental health and to send a letter to say give me details of where my deposit is or return it within 14 days. He has refused point blank saying it is in a scheme but will not give me any details.
I checked a couple of months ago with gas safe and they had no record of the Gas Safety Certificate. He is now sending documents to environmental health but I suspect that these documents will be back dated by his friend.
I am now receiving abusive emails from him telling me to leave the property by 31st August. I am distraught, I’m not eating or sleeping, my daughters health is bad due to the stress.
From what I gathered from my neighbours he did this to the last 2 tenants and they never received their deposits back because he found something wrong with the house.
No one seems to want to help me.
I’m a carer for my daughter 24/7 this is our first rental property after leaving the marital home.
Please can someone help?
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