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6 year anti-social behaviour campaign finally curbed

07 May, 20140 Comments
Yesterday nightmare neighbours from hell, in the Kings Norton area of Birmingham, were issued with Anti-social Behaviour Injunctions. Eugene Bird, 54, Sean Bird, 21, and Michael Bird, 19, from the Hawkesley Estate have had their council house re-possessed and each have received a 2 year Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction. Since 2008 the family have made the
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Rogue landlords and the review of property conditions in the private rented sector

19 February, 20140 Comments
Rogue landlords are very much in the news nowadays – even if you’re not remotely interested in the PRS, you can’t get far without hearing about landlords illegally housing their tenants in sheds, and worse.  There are plenty of schemes (existing and proposed) – mainly run by local authorities – to deal with them –
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Liverpool licensing plans could increase costs for good tenants

22 November, 20130 Comments
Today the Mayoral Cabinet for Liverpool will be asked to approve plans for a 12 week independent consultation to begin, over the introduction of the first citywide licensing scheme for private landlords. In a bid to drive up the quality of private rented properties this would mean that all property owners who rent out accommodation
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Licensing plans could increase costs for good tenants

21 October, 20130 Comments
As a Lincolnshire council plans to introduce a licensing system for landlords to crack down on anti-social tenants, the NLA has voiced their concerns that it could put up costs for good tenants. Boston Borough Council believe that the licences, which could cost upwards of £490, will help tackle disruption and low-quality housing. They also
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Councils offloading anti-social tenants…?

29 October, 20122 Comments
Birmingham housing officers have been accused by a Labour MP of conspiring to allow the move of an anti-social tenant from one of its properties to a housing association. Roger Godsiff, MP for Birmingham, Hall Green, is claiming that council housing officers ‘deliberately and wilfully conspired’ to hide the anti-social tenant’s previous housing record to
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