It’s been heavily publicised that a large percentage of the UK’s retirees are struggling to live off their pension, so it’s no surprise that some over 65s have turned to renting out rooms in their home, or other properties they may have, to boost their income. However, in this week’s episode of Nightmare Tenants
(Monday 15th July, 9pm, Channel 5) viewers will see landlords, Jackie and John, a retired couple from a seaside village in Norfolk, locked in a battle with their non-paying tenant which is making their lives hell. What makes it even worse, is she lives in the same building as them.
Jackie and John live in a converted Victorian building comprising of four flats. They live in one and rent
their upstairs flat. On the recommendation of someone else in the village, they let the other flat to a lady called Katey who said she...