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!”

#TXTALANDLORD

No person renting in Oxford should lose their home as a result of the Coronavirus.Protections are being put in place to provide  3-month ’mortgage-holidays’ for home-owners.  Message a landlord you know today to ask how they plan to pass this vital protection on to precarious renters as ‘rentholidays’.Tweet Renters in Oxford are being forced to makeContinue reading “#TXTALANDLORD”

PETITION – Coronvirus: Protect Renters now!

The are 20 million people renting in Britain.In light of the COVID – 19 outbreak, ACORN call for the government to: Enact a rent suspension for anybody who is unable to pay rent during the crisis, either due to having to self isolate, being out of work, or being unable to go to work. AnnounceContinue reading “PETITION – Coronvirus: Protect Renters now!”

COVID-19 EVICTION CHECKLIST

Is my eviction notice legal? There are two types of eviction notices your landlord may serve you to gain possession of the property: a Section 8 if the tenant has broken the terms of the tenancy agreement and a Section 21 commonly known as a ‘no-fault eviction’. In order for these to be ‘legal evictions’,Continue reading “COVID-19 EVICTION CHECKLIST”

COVID-19 Open Letter to Oxford City Council.

Oxford, 18th March 2020 Dear Councillor Susan Brown, In the face of the Coronavirus, we the Oxford Tenants Union, ask that you take urgent action to safeguard the third of Oxford’s population who rent their homes. Immediate protections must be put in place for those in the private rented sector, and tenants of Oxford CityContinue reading “COVID-19 Open Letter to Oxford City Council.”

First meeting of 2015 – Shaping the year ahead

Wednesday 22nd April 6:30pm – 8:30pm Crisis Skylight Cafe, The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, OX1 2AQ Come along to help decide the direction of the Oxford Tenants’ Union in 2015. There will be a number of presentations to set the scene followed by a discussion facilitated by Seeds for Change on how weContinue reading “First meeting of 2015 – Shaping the year ahead”