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Hi am looking for some advice I am in rent arrears and have been taken to court over it and set up a agreement but have faltered on it as my hours at work have fallen so haven't been able to keep up with payments I have applied for housing benefit to help but haven't got a decision yet I have court on Wednesday but I don't think my nerves can take anymore the last time I couldn't come out the toilet I just don't know what to do
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.
For now please let me know how much you are in arrears by?
Alex
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi I think it's about 2000 it is a lot of money and they want to evict me I paid 500 today but just don't know what else I can do
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry didn't mean to press for phone call
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Would you like me to call to discuss to help you?
Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No thanks will I be charged for that I didn't mean to press the button
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Ok. How much can you afford a week or month off the arrears?
Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have been paying 100 a week but hours at work have fell from about 32 to 20 I contacted citizens advice and the said I should be able to get some help and I would need to pay about 50 a week to my rent or less if my daughter goes and get employment support as she's on DLA for her disability but I have court on Wednesday I just don't think my nerves can take it again
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Is the court hearing an application to suspend?
Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't know it say incidental application
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Ok. You can ask for the judge to suspend the current eviction on the basis you can pay £100 a week. This means the arrears will be paid off very shortly. As such the judge is likely to stop any eviction.
As such the judge can stop the eviction on payment of the arrears over time. Can I clairfy anything for you about this today please?
Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No thanks
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Good luck
Alex

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