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Landlord opposed to selective licensing gains support for referendum

11 November, 20160 Comments
Over 4,000 residents in Burnley have signed a petition calling for a referendum to decide whether Burnley Borough Council should be led by an elected mayor. Prepared by disgruntled buy-to-let landlord Geoffrey Berg, from Prestwich in Bury, the petition came about after he become angered with Burnley Council’s extension of its Selective Landlord Licensing scheme over several more
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Councils on the warpath against unlicensed rental properties

04 July, 20162 Comments
As more selective licensing legislation is enacted by councils across the UK, Burnley Council is the latest to prosecute landlords responsible for unlicensed rented housing in the borough. In a bid to ‘help improve standards for landlords and residents’ in Burnley, selective licensing areas have been introduced in various parts of the borough. Aiming to
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