Rate your landlord, property & agency!

Looking to rate your landlord? Landlord and letting agent reviews on Marks Out Of Tenancy bridge the gap from one tenant to the next. With renting, it’s not the process that’s too complicated, it’s that renters aren’t given access to all the information they need. Marks Out Of Tenancy is a community of renters, working togetherContinue reading “Rate your landlord, property & agency!”

Q&A FOR LANDLORDS

Hi! I own a house but my tenants can’t afford the rent because of the crisis! What should I do? Congratulations! You own what is called an investment property. We’re very sorry to hear your tenants are in trouble. Have you considered lowering or even eliminating rent for your tenants during this time? But thatContinue reading “Q&A FOR LANDLORDS”

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS! Q&A for Renters

I’m worried I won’t be able to pay my rent this month because of Coronavirus. What should I do?  Ask your Landlord for a rent reduction or suspension. If you are in touch with an agency, try to speak to your landlord directly. You have the legal right to know who your landlord is and their address. YouContinue reading “KNOW YOUR RIGHTS! Q&A for Renters”

Why do we need a tenants Union in Oxford?

In the no man’s land of tenants’ rights, Oxford is a city of great power and inequality, where 1/3 of the population is renting. The influx of wealthy students, high paid university staff and transient nature of this population has exacerbated people’s powerlessness. Oxford needs a rebalance of power. People in the most vulnerable situationsContinue reading “Why do we need a tenants Union in Oxford?”

Upcoming OTU Meetings 2016

Meetings are held on 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6.30pm at the East Oxford Community Centre on Princes Street. Meetings begin in proper at 7pm and can run until 9pm latest depending on how full the agenda is. Working group meetings: 6th April 4th May 1st June Open meetings: 20th April 18th May 15thContinue reading “Upcoming OTU Meetings 2016”