Member Stories

Many landlords go the extra mile for their tenants and their local communties. In this section we feature the stories of some of our members who have been doing truly exceptional things-be it delivering food for tenants at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, or volunteering.

Pictures: Landlord and NHS worker homeless due to evictions ban

For A & E worker Kelly, her work treating patients on the frontline has never been busier. But the twelve hour shifts spent wearing full protective clothing are not the only strains on Kelly right now. She is currently sleeping in a shed at the bottom of her parents garden, and has been homeless for six months.

Member Stories Victoria Barker 16/09/2020
Pictures: Landlord and NHS worker homeless due to evictions ban

Landlord and young family left living in cramped house due to evictions ban- TKs story

In December, landlord TMK needed to move back into his rental property with his family, ahead of the birth of his second son. Despite serving notice on his tenants in January, the tenants are still living at his property, not paying rent, and leaving TMK and his young family living in a cramped house with his parents.

Member Stories Victoria Barker 14/09/2020
Landlord and young family left living in cramped house due to evictions ban- TKs story

The evictions ban: Phil's story

Phil became a landlord at the start of this year, after retiring from his job due to ill health. His tenant stopped paying rent at the start of February. Phil says the tenant has been receiving Universal Credit payments as normal, and has been wilfully not paying rent. Here, he explains how the ban on evictions has affected him.

Member Stories Victoria Barker 06/09/2020
The evictions ban: Phil's story

Listen: Single mum Candy left struggling financially having received no rent this year

Landlord Candy has a tenant who has not paid rent since December last year and is ignoring all attempts to come to any payment arrangements. Here, Candy explains how the current ban on evictions means she is struggling to make ends meet.

Member Stories Victoria Barker 25/08/2020
Listen: Single mum Candy left struggling financially having received no rent this year

The Big Question: Do you use an agent?

The decision as to whether to use an agent or not is a big one. Opinions, and experiences, vary hugely across the board and we are asking you what you think as part of our Big Question feature in the Winter edition of member magazine Property.

Member Stories Sally Walmsley 07/08/2020
The Big Question: Do you use an agent?

Meet the landlord going the extra mile for his tenants and key workers during Covid-19 pandemic

Twickenham landlord Ben Khosa has spent the last few months going the extra mile for his tenants and supporting key workers in his community.

Member Stories Victoria Barker 18/06/2020
Meet the landlord going the extra mile for his tenants and key workers during Covid-19 pandemic

Landlord who grew up in care helps care leavers across Nottingham

Terry Galloway is a landlord and the owner of a property management company in Nottingham. As well as arranging for special days out for children who live in care, his campaigning has recently been instrumental in creating more opportunities for those leaving the care system.

Member Stories Victoria Barker 07/06/2020
Landlord who grew up in care helps care leavers across Nottingham

Landlord shares how the eviction ban has impacted her

One landlord, who wishes to remain anonymous, shares how the repossession ban has affected her.

Member Stories Victoria Barker 01/06/2020
Landlord shares how the eviction ban has impacted her