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If the rent agreement has been signed , then Landlord can not go back to change his mind, as both the parties are bound by the agreement.
A valid contract has been formed. Parties can enforce this contract now, if the other party tries to back out .
Your Landlord has to sort out his issue with the insurance , he can not say no to you now.
If you need further assistance, please let me know.
Regarding the half rent from the tenant, speak with the tenants directly to pay your half in your bank acc.
Regarding your friend- send her a letter before claim to repay the missed payments.
Once a tenancy agreement has been signed, both parties are bound.
Now you can make a court application for specific performance of the agreed contract by the Landlord and enforce him to do his contractual part.
You can ask your Landlord to compensate you for your loss, suffered due to the action or inaction of the Landlord.
You should contact the landlord, explaining that this contract is binding and they must provide the home or face legal action for the breach of contract.
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