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Selective Licensing will increase costs for tenants living in South Yorkshire ?

25 July, 20170 Comments
It has come to our attention there is growing concern that the introduction of Selective Licensing will increase the cost of living for tenants residing in rented housing across South Yorkshire. The Doncaster Selective Licensing consultation came to an end on 11th July, where the council are proposing a fee of £515 for each rented property.
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£230k Landlords watch out …

18 March, 20140 Comments
Following on from a recent post : “Here we go again – nothing about bad tenants…” sent in via an LRS landlord in Barnsley they have followed it up with the letter below. Are you a good landlord who operates within these areas of Barnsley? Have you ever had a bad tenant? Are you happy
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New LHA rates published for 2014/15

24 February, 20140 Comments
The DWP have published the 2014/15 Local Housing Allowance rates (LHA) which will take effect from April this year and are set out below. These rates will not appear on LHA-Direct before 18 March 2014. Any policy enquiries should be directed to the Department for Work and Pensions.   BRMA Room 1 Bed 2 Bed
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“Here we go again – nothing about bad tenants…”

17 February, 20140 Comments
( Please click on the newspaper cutting below to enlarge ) Thank you to an LRS landlord member who emailed us this cutting from their local newspaper. Are you a good landlord who operates within these areas of Barnsley? Have you ever had a bad tenant? Are you happy with the way that you are
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Dog Causes Explosion In Rented Property

12 February, 20140 Comments
A privately rented property in Barnsley was lucky to have not been left with severe damage after the tenants pet dog caused an explosion. It was reported that the dog was believed to have perforated an aerosol can which leaked gas onto a sofa and was then ignited by heat from a lamp. The can
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