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Homelessness – A thing of the past?

13 September, 20170 Comments
*OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE* North Somerset Council are now working in collaboration with local landlords on a brand new solution “The Ark Passport Scheme” to help more benefit assisted and low income tenants secure private rented accommodation. A shortage of affordable housing and the introduction of Universal credit*, which restricts the payments of rents direct to landlords,
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More South West Landlords recognising the value of accreditation

21 February, 20170 Comments
Over the last 5 months 41 landlords have completed a vigorous training and accreditation scheme in North Somerset, which they believe will protect good tenants and enable their local authority to effectively target ‘rogue’ landlords across the district. Since the first National Landlords Code of Excellence (NLCE UK) training day took place in November 2016 over 50 local landlords
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More landlords complete new accreditation scheme in North Somerset

23 January, 20170 Comments
More landlords have completed a vigorous training and accreditation scheme in Weston-super-Mare, which they believe will protect good tenants and enable North Somerset Council to effectively target ‘rogue’ landlords in the district. Since the first National Landlords Code of Excellence (NLCE UK) training day took place in November 2016 many more local landlords and letting agents have joined the
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New training for landlords is rolled out

01 December, 20160 Comments
Weston’s landlords have joined forces to undergo a vigorous training and accreditation scheme, which they claim will protect tenants and enable North Somerset Council to effectively target ‘rogue’ landlords in the town centre. Dozens of the town’s landlords signed up to the Somerset Property Network’s National Landlords Code of Excellence at a meeting in October.
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Avon Fire and Rescue Service and North Somerset Council support new landlord group

09 November, 20160 Comments
Avon Fire and Rescue Service and North Somerset Council are supporting the first NLCE event by donating 10 year battery smoke detectors, which will be free for the first group of landlords who attend their 1st training event taking place this month. This follows the success of the Somerset Property Network this Summer, where a group of
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Alternatives to selective licensing in the private rented sector: a guide for landlords

24 August, 20165 Comments
Following last weeks selective licensing victory for the private rented sector, we are now hearing from landlords all around the country who want to fight against selective licensing being implemented in their area but don’t know where to start or how to get the ball rolling. Sponsored by TR Lettings Online, Tenant Referencing UK led the Somerset
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North Somerset Head of Housing says landlords may need to raise rents by 1%

14 July, 20164 Comments
Following this mornings BBC Bristol Radio interview, regarding the impending WSM landlord licence, the Head of Housing for North Somerset Council has said landlords ‘might need to put their rents up by 1%’ in order to cover the licence cost. This mornings BBC Bristol Radio Interview with Emma Britton: Landlords in the centre of Weston super mare
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