‘It’s depressing living in damp’, claims Tulse Hill estate residents

According to https://londonnewsonline.co.uk/Residents on an estate have been waiting for more than a year for landlords to fix their mouldy and damp living conditions after a town hall ordered an investigation into the properties. More than 50 tenants on the St Martin’s Estate in Tulse Hill have complained about serious damp and mould problems in their …

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Brighton Council tenant highlights ‘chronic disrepair’ blighting estate

A Brighton council tenant pleaded with housing chiefs to fix holes in the roof on an estate that he said had fallen into “chronic disrepair”. Michael Jenkins, of Stanmer Heights, in Hollingbury, said: “The council is the registered social landlord for Stanmer Heights.”Mr Jenkins said that the council – as landlord – owed a duty of …

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Woman’s horror after sewage starts seeping through her walls

A woman claims that her home has become unlivable after sewage leaked through walls and flooded back up into her toilet. The 45-year-old, who did not wish to be named, has moved out to a friend’s house after sewerage pipes from the upstairs property that flow through her flat started leaking. She believes faults with …

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How to get your landlord to fix damp or mould as thousands of renters live in unsafe homes

HUNDREDS of thousands of renters in England are living in damp, rotten and unsafe homes, according to new research.While a third of landlords find it hard to keep up with changing rules and regulations, which means they don’t know their legal obligations, according to Citizens Advice.  Citizens Advice is calling for a single national body …

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My baby turned blue because the toxic mould in our house in so bad he can’t breathe – but housing association refused to fix it

BABY Jenson lets out cries of pain between gulps of breath, struggling to pull air into his little lungs as he lies on his back.In the first twelve months of his life, he has been in hospital 26 times, had 15 rounds of antibiotics and, at one point, mum Amanda couldn’t lay him flat because …

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Heavily pregnant mum and kids living in ‘hellhole’ flat that’s so mouldy it has rotted the bed

A HEAVILY pregnant mum living with her two children in a council flat so mouldy it rotted her bed says she’s “at breaking point”.Charley Lucas, from Keresley, Coventry is seven months pregnant and has lived in the mould-infested flat for three years. The social housing tenant noticed the damp in June, 2017, but claims flat …

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Tenant Shane slams landlord after leaking roof leaves his damp looking like this

Disgruntled tenant Shane Scragg has been locked in a five-month dispute with his landlord – after complaining about the state of his home.The 31-year-old says his four-year-old Cellarhead flat is riddled with damp problems, plaster is falling off the walls and a leak in the ceiling soaks the carpet in the communal hall. The father-of-three …

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City homes tenant’s health fears over black mould and mushrooms growing from his walls

A man whose flat is so mouldy that mushrooms are growing on the walls says he is at the end of his tether.Steven Greaves, 53, has lived in the Nottingham City Homes (NHC) flat in Bulwell for eight years and never had any problems until 18 months ago. But over the last 18 months his …

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Mum who’s been moved four times blasts Clarion over ‘shocking’ state of its home

A single mother has been forced to move home four times by her housing association due to “major disrepair issues” in each property. Samantha Trent has had mushrooms sprouting off furniture, subsidence, “ice cold” bedrooms and floorboards she couldn’t walk on for fear they’d collapse beneath her. In recent years the postal worker has been …

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