This is a two-week roundup as last week we arrived back from a two week holiday to find ‘no broadband’. What with that and the builders who had not finished the bathroom, it was a happy few days for us.
So no roundup got published. Sorry.
But never mind, you have a double dose today. Enjoy!
Monday 8th October
Ben Reeve Lewis a regular writer on our Blog page gives us his thoughts on what he deals with day to day in his job as a freelance Enforcement Officier.
Wednesday 10th October
Read Part 3 of my series on how to solve tenant problems
Thursday 11th October
Ben writes another compelling post about conflicts in responsibilities when dealing with homelessness
Friday 12th October
My weekly look at the housing news
Monday 15th October
A question from a landlord asked via my Blog Clinic this week
Wednesday 17th October
My Blog Clinic has been exceptionally busy this month, here is another question asked by a guarantor
Thursday 18th October
I am taking this opportunity to post another Blog Clinic question this time by a landlord
Friday 19th October
Housing items that have been in the news this week along with some snippets
- The negotiator looks at how landlords, not surprisingly really in view of the huge chance of rent arrears, are baulking at renting to tenants on Universal Credit
- Patrick Collinson in the Guardian writes about banks forcing landlords to evict tenants if they are on benefit. There is also a petition you can sign here.
- A bizarre case reported on Nearly Legal about harassment and a McKenzie friend
- Homes for Hope in Los Angeles design temporary modular housing for the homeless
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