What not to write in a complaint about your rented home…

If you live in a rented house or apartment it’s really annoying to find that something doesn’t work, and you have to complain about it to your landlord or his/her agent.

What not to write in a complaint about your rented home

“The toilet is blocked and we cannot bath the children until it is cleared.”

But whatever you do, make sure that what you write will be taken seriously by the recipient so you stand a fighting chance of getting the necessary work done.

This is unlikely to have been the case for the following complainants, whose unfortunate choice of words just managed to make their recipients howl with laughter. As taken from real (er, cough-cough) letters and emails sent to housing associations… [Read more…]

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