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More than a fifth of privately rented properties have an unsafe gas appliance

30 January, 20170 Comments
New data from the Gas Safe Register shows that 21% of privately rented homes still have an unsafe gas appliance. The new investigative data, spanning 5 years, also shows that 59% of those unsafe appliances are gas heaters. The overriding problem that leads to unsafe gas heaters is the failure to ensure regular maintenance –
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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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