I have some questions about my student accommodation, specifically my landlord and money.
Currently, I'm in a student house that's basically.. ****. A variety of problems currently and whats happened in the past that the landlord is extremely difficult with fixing. Its a 5 bedroom house, the living room was converted into the 5th room, so its basically rooms, bathroom, kitchen.
All the problems we get with this house, unless extremely severe like lawbreaking.. my landlord doesn't bother fix at all. But what really annoys me is that when you attempt to have a discussion with her, she continuously brings up that she has money problems, which is what I'm confused at as she should be loaded from us lot, and especially her, and her husbands jobs which I "Know" brings her house over £50k annually.
We pay all our own bills, she only pays for water.
rent costs £220 per month for the 5 of us = £1100 a month via debit.
When we want her to resolve something (usually means money) she avoids helping us because she claims to have money problems, that she doesn't get enough money out of us.. or the water bill puts her close to dept, or the mortgage is apparently immense in this **** house.
All I want to know is that what does a typical student landlord actually have to pay out for the student house? is all the stuff she says true? that its an expensive business for the landlord, and the money we students give is barely profit for them? or is she just talking crap to avoid paying things?
I'm on the verge of leaving this house and bringing my housemates with me, which obviously she won't like at all.. but then again, there's so many problems with this house and her attitude and evasiveness really puts us off staying here alone, never mind the actual issues.
Even the smallest problems in this house frustrate me because she avoids them too, For example, my room and the bathroom doors don't actually "close" they only have a lock, been like this for 3 months and she tries her best to ignore this.
Another example is the cooker hood is faulty (makes chugging noises now and then, as if its going to fall apart), shes avoided that since last year.
I know they are very small problems that we could fix ourselves if we wanted, but its something she should do and her attitude and evasiveness is just putting me off staying here, never mind the actual serious issues of this house which I don't want to go in to at the moment.
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Sleasy Landlord, /beg for information watch
- Thread Starter
- 27-03-2011 12:13
- Thread Starter
- 27-03-2011 12:14
Oh wow, sorry for the huge post, typing rage