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*BREAKING NEWS* Landlord group stops local authority going ahead with Selective Licensing

19 August, 20166 Comments
As you may (or may not) be aware, North Somerset Council recently approved the introduction of a selective licensing scheme to improve poor quality private rented housing in Weston-super-Mare town centre. This saw the introduction of the Somerset Property Network; a group of landlords who decided to join forces to oppose the new licensing scheme – lead by
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Impact of court fee rise will leave door wide open for bad tenants

09 April, 20140 Comments
Planned changes to court fees will take effect from 22nd April 2014, where fees for possession claims will see an increase of 60%. An application for possession currently costs £175 and when these changes come into force this will increase to £280. The possession claim online (PCOL) service, which currently has a discounted fee of
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50 year old charged following Brixton eviction shooting

09 July, 20130 Comments
Following the shooting of a Brixton bailiff and his colleague last week, a 50 year old man has now been charged with 3 counts of attempted murder. As the nation tucked into their breakfast and tuned into Crimewatch last Wednesday morning a south London bailiff and his female colleague were shot at, whilst they tried
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Bailiff & female colleague shot & wounded trying to evict tenant

03 July, 20130 Comments
As the nation tucked into their breakfast and tuned into Crimewatch this morning a south London bailiff and his female colleague were shot at and wounded, whilst they tried to evict a housing association tenant in rent arrears. A man, in his 60s, who works for the Metropolitan Housing Association, was wounded as he attempted
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