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    #16
    Sadly I do not have a scanner but I can borrow one! I tried taking a picture with my phone but it turned out absolute crap. Just give me a little time and I'll be hopefully able to post that up tomorrow.

    The current landlord and the previous ones are different (I'm looking at the rent book name and the name on the notice).

    I have found my closest local number for the ATRO and will be ringing them first thing tomorrow.

    I am truly relieved after hearing all for this as I thought I would be homeless coming the next month.

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      #17
      If there is a new landlord (when the change??) did they write to the then tenant (dad??) with name address & where to send rent?? If not RENT IS NOT DUE so rent arrears don't apply...

      You might want to check with Shelter on that point...
      I am legally unqualified: If you need to rely on advice check it with a suitable authority - eg a solicitor specialising in landlord/tenant law...

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        #18
        I do not remember them doing so, all i remember is the old landlord transferring us the agency. I think it was around the time the rent went up also (They hounded us to increase the rent from the 40/50 pounds to 220 and threatened us into paying it at the time. I was only 16/17 at the time and wasn't 100% involved but knew they put my father under a lot of pressure at the time.

        I will bring this up tomorrow when I call them again.

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