Customer Stories

Keeping the marital home

published: September 4th 2014

Mr L, room after work

More than 25 years ago, after her husband died, Mrs L moved in with her son, Mr T. She did not want to sell her marital home, and now in her 90s, she and her son have increasingly struggled financially to maintain upkeep of the home. Rather than issue a compulsory purchase order (CPO) that […] Read more ➜

Caring for others

published: September 4th 2014

living room, after

After his mother’s health deteriorated, Peter, a retired taxi driver from London, moved in with her in order to act as her carer. He tried to get a bank loan to maintain his own home in his absence, but was declined due to the building’s already poor state. After standing empty for 10 years, Peter’s […] Read more ➜