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The Silent Threat: How Housing Disrepair is Affecting Tenant Health

The Silent Threat: How Housing Disrepair is Affecting Tenant Health Introduction Housing disrepair is a pervasive issue that affects countless tenants, especially those living in social housing in England and Wales. While the structural and aesthetic problems are visibly troubling, the unseen impact on tenant health is far more concerning. This blog post will explore […]

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Don’t Suffer in Silence – Know Your Rights as a Council Tenant and How to Make a Disrepair Claim

One man was found sleeping in a tent on his bed due to a major water leak Rats, rising damp and black mould are just some of the issues people living in housing association homes are having to deal with. The shocking photos below will give you an insight into the conditions some of Liverpool’s

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Desperate father of two battles with Basildon council

Desperate father of two battles with Basildon council. Families across the country are continuing to experience problems with their councils not responding to desperate enquiries about damp and mould in their home. The article link below provides one of many case studies where a family’s happiness and health is being ignored, only being offered a quick

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Guidance for tenants: Fitness for human habitation Act 2018 and what are your tenant rights.

If you are living in a rented house or flat, then this guide will help you understand your rights under the new Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act. This guide is for people who: rent privately rent from a housing association; or rent from their local council What’s the new Law?    On the 20th March

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Croydon council ‘lacked care and respect for tenants’ report finds following ITV News housing mould investigation

Read below one of the latest damming articles on Croydon Council and how they have left their tenants in such terrible conditions. According to https://www.itv.com/news/2021-05-07/croydon-council-lacked-care-and-respect-for-tenants-report-finds-following-itv-news-housing-mould-investigation Croydon council’s housing department operated with “a poor operating culture with a lack of care and respect for tenants” resulting in accommodation being left in terrible conditions, a damning report

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‘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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