Housing Act 2004

Housing Act 2004

Landlord fined for failing to provide tenant references

22 April, 20160 Comments
A landlord has been fined over £500, after failing to supply tenant references to her council. The Dean Bank, Ferryhill Selective Licensing designation was set up in 2013 in County Durham to ensure properties are managed appropriately and licensed in accordance with the Housing Act 2004. So this means that their landlords are required to carry
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Mandatory Landlord Licensing – Lets Unite

27 March, 20140 Comments
With more and more local authorities proposing and actioning Selective Licensing schemes for PRS landlords, LRS believe that it is time for landlords to take matters into their own hands and get their voice heard. Sections 79, 80 and 81 of the Housing Act 2004 provide for the introduction of a scheme of Selective Licensing
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Houses in Multiple Occupation

22 January, 20132 Comments
House in multiple occupation (HMO) is a term used to describe accommodation in which part of the property is shared by multiple, unrelated households. These are becoming increasingly popular with investors and residential landlords as the yields on HMOs can be significantly higher than for other properties. However, owning and running an HMO does work
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