FOR JOMO1972- thank you for the prompt answer. I am in the process of selling the property and I have accepted an offer already. The buyer is hoping for a completion date of End of February. The tenant has stopped paying her rent for 4 months since the council stopped her benefits and she does not work so cannot afford to pay the rent let alone the arrears.
How can I make my case stronger?
FOR JOMO1972- Thank you again.. Sorry my system restarted.
one last question.
The Tenant acknowledges that she cannot afford to pay the rent since her benefits have been cut. However, she has nowhere to go so she need the eviction letter to be rehoused by the council. As a result, she is not keen to go to the court on the appointed date. Can she send a letter to the court now and what can she say for the court to make a decision ahead the hearing date? I hope I am making sense..
FOR JOMO1972- I did write a letter which she took to the Council but they said until she gets an eviction letter from the Court they cannot help. Thats my problem. Can Sue help in that regard?
FOR JOMO1972- Thank you very much for your service...really last question.. what penalty will I incur if I am unable to complete because the tenant is still in the house. bearing in mind the buyer's mortgage expires at the end of February 2013
FOR JOMO1972- thank you, bye