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Dear Madam I am ex-Army Officer and a retired Con.Psychiatrist. I am a registered disabled person since 1999. I live with my son who is also my full time carer. We lost everything due to high handedness of HSBC plc. WE HAVE BEEN LIVING IN A PRIVATE RENTED ACCOMMODATION SINCE SEP.2011. We got the property in Lewisham, through an Estate Agent. We were promised that flat would be fully decorated and furnished to our full satisfaction. Nothing happened for few months and it transpired the the owner under pretext that he was selling the property, would let the flat on short term basis and if the client made any complaint -- he would issue immediate letter for vacation. I depended on Estate Agent as he did manage to get minor repair done but suddenly he disappeared as he was not making both ends meet and that I came to know, when, one day last Oct.2012 the owner informed me that he needed the flat. When, I with my son looked into the issues involved, it surfaced that that he did not do anything with the deposit, he was not insured at all, all fittings and fixtures were beyond repair and all the appliances needed replacement. Further, because of leakage of water from kitchen there was stinking smell in particular "Bath Room" (wide spread toxic fungus). I called called for inspection of Local Authority "Enviornament Health Officer" He declared flat unfit for living and instructed the owner for immediate action. The owner did some patch work but no way near that was needed. My falls, breathlessness, Chest infection and the wrist drop (paralysis) was attributed to lack of Oxygen and Spores inhalation because of happenings in the flat. As, I did not want to spend another winter in that flat, I moved out, paying rent to my friend and then from 3rd of Jan.2013, I rented a house in Sidcup Kent. We were sticking around for convenience of the location and the promises. In my old age and with all my medical problems, I just wanted a practical solution, so I demanded my rent back and assured him that I would not take the case further regarding his unlawful, if not criminal conduct. Instead, accepting my solution, he has resorted to threats and harassment, that he is a Litigation Lawyer and Keystone Layers would fight for his interest only All the sequence of events is well recorded and so is my medical history. I am in possession of my medical records. Dr S Shek
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Hi Nic The Landlord has come up with so-called an offer that he would not press for rent and would return the deposit, if I give him keys immediately.But he has not stopped his threats. I left the flat in Dec.2012 because I did not want to spend another winter there. It is well documented what I have suffered over the past fifteen months. The flat is a death trap and the Landlord is not insured for anything, what-so-ever. His only excuse is that he did not want to rent the flat in the first place and he is going to sell it, at the first opportunity I want my rent back, though I have been advised to sue him on medical ground for the suffering and the injuries sustained due to his negligence. As a I have said before, I am a registered disabled person with history of strokes, Depression and Quadruple Heart Bypass with some serious complications. I have move out on medical specialist and health inspector's advice. I do not have the means or strength to drag him to the "Open Court" Thanks regards XXXXX XXXXX Shek
Please explain, what you mean, Yes I i understand and "What is your question about this of me?" Shek