I don't understand your response. This address is a Letting agents.
Sorry, my fault entirely.
I meant to say: Hello my name is ***** ***** I can help with this.
I also meant to ask, what does your tenancy agreement say about access please?
Some tenancy agreements allow access, others are silent
Do you know if there is a clause that permits access please?
It does say he can gain access with 24hrs notice for emergency repairs. Given that it was reported two months ago to which he did nothing I don't see now how its urgent. The letting company at the times advice was well don't use the shower.
This clearly isnt an emergency.
The Landlord therefore is not entitled to access
You can do several things
1) Refuse entry if you are there
2) Sue for breach of contract if the Landlord does gain entry
3) Seek an injunction to stop the Landlord from entering
Or you could change the locks and send the agent a key
The fault is electrical yet he isn't an electrician but still insists on access for him. Previous requests for repairs have been ignored. Both he and the letting agent have sent threatening and harassing emails to my fiancee who is very frightened
Clearly he is not qualified to fix it
And as I understand it electrical work has to be carried out to a specified standard
You should email the Landlord and agent saying you will seek an emergency injunction preventing access as there is no right in the agreement for non emergency repairs
And the Landlord has had 2 months to repair
We have given a date of next Monday when we are there but he has ignored that. The tenancy says we can't change the locks. If we did and he broke in would that be seen as trespassing
Yes it would.
And breach of peaceful enjoyment clause of your agreement.
What you can do is email and say you want assurance by Thursday he wont enter otherwise you will seek an injunction
You can do that
You can get a same day injunction which leaves Thursday or friday
Where can I obtain one from
You need to complete form N1
You go before a Judge and they decide whether to grant an injunction
Can I clarify anything for you?
No I think that's clear thanks. I just don't know if there's time as he intends to just turn up tomorrow morning. If I put the idea of an injunction to him would that be appropriate
Yes I would
If he intends you can get an order tomorrow morning at 9am
Or you can just refuse access, he turns up, you tell him to go away
He can't force entry
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Sorry Alex can I just update on the latest situation. The LA
The. Landlord has said he is still coming to the premises tomorrow despite my threat of an injunction. Worryingly he said he has been watching when my partner comes and goes which has unnerved her and was quite threatening. We have that on a text message from him. I have now changed the locks because of this but still concerned for her welfare in the property tomorrow. The police seem uninterested
To go down the injunction route appears expensive with no guarantee its accepted I'm led to believe this can be around £500 is this correct