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‘Cuckooing’ predators forcing their way into the homes of the vulnerable

12 July, 20170 Comments
Police have carried out a series of raids in Somerset this month, after concerns that criminals are forcing their way into the homes of vulnerable people to deal drugs. Detectives say there has been a notable increase in the practice called ‘Cuckooing’, which much of it is linked to gangs in London. Yesterdays dawn raids
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Court injunction issued against nightmare tenant in the North West

22 September, 20161 Comments
A nightmare tenant has received a five-year County Court injunction after causing utter misery for their neighbours in a Crewe cul-de-sac. Wulvern Housing secured the injunction for threatening, violent and abusive behaviour, drug and alcohol misuse, noise nuisance and damage to property in Eadie Grove. This behaviour had a huge impact on residents living in the
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Private Rent Arrears decreasing as Social Housing debt rises

06 May, 20140 Comments
Last month Landlord Referencing Services recorded a significant dip in it’s unique Tenant Alert upload system compared to the month before. April 2014 Tenant Alert Statistics – CLICK HERE TO READ ON. April 2014 Website Traffic Statistics – CLICK HERE TO READ ON. This begs the question: what with more and more landlords and letting
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50th anniversary of the world’s first Neighbourhood Watch scheme

13 March, 20140 Comments
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Kitty Genovese in the borough of Queens, New York – a tragedy that resulted in the setting up of the world’s first Neighbourhood Watch schemes in the US. Working in partnership with Neighbourhood Watch it seems like an opportune moment for LRS to reflect on how far
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2013 LRS Alerts show 22% drop in rent arrears & damages

11 January, 20140 Comments
As we enter 2014 Landlord Referencing is extremely happy to reveal that the tenant alerts recorded (exclusively at in 2013 show a 22% drop in rent arrears and property damages, compared to the figures recorded in 2012. Coupled with the vast increase of Landlords & Letting Agents registering to join the network over the
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National Personal Safety Day 2013

14 October, 20130 Comments
Today is National Personal Safety Day, which is organised by Suzy Lampugh Trust and endorsed by our partners Our Watch. National Personal Safety Day is an annual event aimed at highlighting some of the simple, practical solutions that everyone can use to help avoid violence and aggression in today’s society. This year’s awareness campaign is
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The Secret Behind the Big Society of Landlords

15 June, 20130 Comments
As Landlord Referencing Services LLP looks forward to attending the very first National Neighbourhood & Home Network Awards 2013 next week, we would like to look at the top 5 reasons why landlords and letting agents who use Network Referencing are fast becoming the “Gate-Keepers” to safe & happy communities, alongside charitable organisations such as
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