It’s another one of those scenarios where I shouldn’t laugh because it’s genuinely frightening, but at the same time, I can’t help but laugh because I’m not the victim. That makes me a terrible person, doesn’t it?
Anyways, this happened last week to a friend of a friend, but I was only told the story an hour or so ago. And what a great story it is.
So basically, the tenant (my friend’s friend) was due to pay rent last week via direct debit. But for some reason or another, the transaction failed, consequently the landlord wasn’t best pleased.
Apparently, the landlord didn’t have the patience to call the tenant to find out why the rent hadn’t been paid. Instead, he deemed it appropriate to (this is the good part) let himself into the property, go upstairs into the tenant’s bedroom, wake him up, and then order him to make a quick journey to the cash point. Bearing in mind, this happened during the morning of the day when rent was due. By right, the tenant still had the rest of the day to pay.
The tenant acted like a disciplined little bitch by getting up and making the journey to the cash point in the landlord’s car. After handing over the rent, the landlord jumped back into his car and left the tenant on the side of the road. Haha. You can’t even make this shit up.
I almost didn’t believe it, but I’m assured the story is legit.
The tenant sounds like a complete pussy
When I heard the story, it was frighteningly obvious that the landlord is a psychopath. It was so obvious that I didn’t even think twice about his actions. In the mean time, my mind was totally perplexed by the actions of the tenant.
If I was a tenant and my landlord pulled that shit on me, I’d grab the closest solid object next to my bed (most likely my arse-dildo) and beat him with it. But for some reason, the tenant didn’t resist and obeyed the landlord’s request. I don’t know if the tenant enjoyed being dominated or whether he was just completely oblivious to his rights. I’m also unsure about which party is more in need of psychiatric attention.
I asked my friend if the tenant sucked his cock after handing over the money. It seemed like the obvious question.
This situation is almost as bizarre (and comical) as the tenant that wanted to know if it was acceptable for her landlord to go through her underwear draw *slaps forehead*.
The Landlord might have the right idea
After digesting the entire situation, I got thinking.
The landlord could genuinely be onto something good here. Wouldn’t it be awesome if landlords were legally entitled to do the following if rent was overdue by 24 hours:
- Enter the property during the early hours
- Wake up the tenant
- Drive them to the cash point
- Leave the tenant to his/her own devices to get transport home
Tenant’s Right To Live In Quiet Enjoyment
I may as well make this blog post somewhat educational.
For those unaware (which some clearly are), tenants are legally entitled to live in quiet enjoyment. That means, the tenant has the legal right to live in the property as his or her home. The Landlord must ask the tenant’s permission before entering the premises, regardless of whether any terms have been breached!!
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