Fire safety issues - Students left unaware by Notting Hill Genesis.
As the Paragon estate building complex, containing 1059 homes, were asked to evacuate last week with immediate effect. The spotlight turns on the owner, Notting Hill Genesis. As they have allegedly known about the fire-safety issues since at least December 2017.
Students are currently occupying most of the dwellings. The majority of which moved in at the start of the academic year. Notting Hill genesis announced that following recent findings. The risk is so significant that the housing association can no longer guarantee the safety of the 858 residents living there.
Those who have looked into the issue are more concerned. As the cladding on two-thirds of the buildings are non-combustible terracotta panelling. Meaning there are deeper issues. But what are they?
Speak the truth.
The debate begins between the housing association and tenants, regarding the distribution of adequate fire safety instruction. However, considering the Grenfell disaster, the housing association have a lot of questions to answer as they keep their cards close to their chest.
Covid-19 and rehousing issue due to breaking of fire safety protocol.
The current situation is made much worse by the presence of the coronavirus.
As some students remain in coronavirus isolation, moving accommodation is not feasible. For those who are attending university, the move is sitting uncomfortably. As the new accommodation provided is much further away from the university itself. Students stated that the new housing will indeed harm their education and ability to travel to and from the university.
The time is now for housing associations to open up their files and embrace the opportunity for transparency. . Notting Hill Genesis has the chance to do something for the greater good. We, for one, would endorse that move.
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Housing disrepair - Living with Damp for over FIFTEEN years
Residents on the popular St Martin's estate in Tulles Hill were waiting over a year for their landlords to take action against damp problems. Meaning that they were living in a state of housing disrepair for an unprecedented amount of time.
In a recent article by www.londonnewsonline.co.uk. Reports that over fifty tenants were waiting for repairs having complained multiple times about serious mould problems. The mould was causing ill-health amongst the residents and had been a problem for some for over sixteen years. The housing disrepair, had been allowed to go on for too long. Therefore, if it was resolved earlier, it would have saved some years of emotional and physical stress.
What the tenants said.
Gary Downey, a tenant who had been suffering for over fifteen years. Has said, 'Every complaint feels like a battle - there is usually no response... it's the same old story. You need to, open your windows, don't dry clothes indoors, etc.' He continued, 'I did all of this, and I still have damp. There must come a time when the landlords admit they must do something permanent to help us.'
There is simply no excuse for negligence from landlords. At Antony Hodari solicitors, we always fight for the tenant. If you have suffered from housing disrepair, give us a call, and we will do the rest. We have over 35 years experience and have dealt with claims for over 100,000 clients, claiming back over £100 Million. If you don't want to take our word for it. Our 5-star review highlight the opinion of our clients.
Living with damp and simply putting up with it shouldn't be a choice any tenant has to make. If you have made your feelings heard and your landlord has refused to help. We are the housing disrepair solicitors for you.