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OUR RESPONSE TO CORONVIRUS

Our tenants and landlords are of upmost importance and we will do everything we can to support you through these uncertain times. Following this weeks update, our office still remains closed but our team is very much still working from home. If you have any questions or concerns please do call and we will be sure to advise you on how to proceed. If you have any concerns about paying your rent please review the guidelines below and if you require further advice get in touch with our team to discuss. We are trying our very best to navigate and support our customers through the Coronavirus. Last updated 12/05/20.

OUR LATEST UPDATE

Existing Applicants

For those moving in on the 1st July, we required all documents to be complete by Friday 27th March. If this is your move in date and you have not completed your documents please urgently call to discuss. This will be managed digitally.

Viewings During Coronavirus

In order to follow the guidelines, reduce the risk and be considerate to others, physical viewing are not currently taking place, however we do have video viewings available on a number of our properties. 

Landlords

Our team are working from home and managing digital and telephone consultations. Please do give us a call if you would like to discuss and we will be happy to help.

CONCERNS ABOUT PAYING YOUR RENT

If you have been made redundant and are struggling to pay your rent due to Coronavirus please review the following guide for all of our existing tenants. You are still responsible to pay your rent, but there are a number of options to explore before we review.

  1. Speak to your employer – The Government are eager to support both employees and employers through coronavirus with a specific job retention scheme allowing businesses to support employees with upto 80% of their salary. There is specific criteria to receive this support but please speak to your employer to understand if you are eligible. Further government advice is also available here.
  2. Check your entitlements  – For tenants who have already lost their job, or where they are not going to be receiving money from their employer or are self-employed, visit the Government website to find out about your entitlements and apply quickly
  3. Speak with your Guarantor (if applicable) – Is your guarantor still earning? Are they able to help support you with your rent, partly or fully? Have a discussion with them to understand if this is an option.
  4. Speak to YourNest – The sooner you let us know your circumstances, the sooner we can advise you further.

We may explore options where required, but we will be unable to do this if you do not get in touch to discuss your circumstances before your rent is due. You are still responsible to pay your rent so the more advance notice we have, the more chance we have to explore options with you.

FAQ's

Health and safety of our tenants but also our community is key, therefore we have decided to close our physical office to follow the recent Government guidelines. However our team are working from home and have everything we need to access information digitally, so if you do need anything please do still call us on our usual telephone number 0113 3120 222 or drop us an email.

Only emergency maintenance and repairs will be managed during this period and social distancing guidelines must be met by you and your housemates and our team on arrival. Please be mindful that emergency repairs may take slightly longer as we do often need to manage third party logistics and suppliers. Please do let our team know if you or any of your house mates are displaying any symptoms before we attend.

We have for the time being paused physical viewings to reduce the risk and follow health and safety guidelines, however we can offer video viewings on a number of our properties where these have been pre recorded. Please do get in touch to discuss if you would like a video viewing.

Yes. As it currently stands, all 1st July move ins will go ahead. If there are any changes to this, all those impacted will be contacted directly.

Tenants: Get in Touch

Not quite sure on how to progress or have some maintenance issues you would like to report? Get in touch and we can advise over the phone.

Landlords: Book a FREE Digital Valuation

Our team of experts are on hand to offer the best local property appraisal. We have access to the latest valuation tools and plenty of local knowledge. Give us a call and we’d be happy to give you some advice and a free digital property appraisal.