Selective Licensing Scheme

Selective Licensing Scheme

West Lindsey Council could be taken to court over landlord licence

30 August, 20161 Comments
A group of Lincolnshire landlords are planning to take West Lindsey District Council to court in a bid to overturn a licensing scheme decision, recently introduced across the South West Ward of Gainsborough. The licences, costing £375 per property, are aimed at reducing anti social behaviour and improving standards of housing in the South West Ward of Gainsborough. Landlords are
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Another landlord licensing scheme to throw the voters off ? …

24 April, 20140 Comments
Stoke-on-Trent City Council is to introduce a Selective Licensing scheme in the Portland Street area of Cobridge. The area is well known for anti-social behaviour, being the second most deprived in Stoke-on-Trent, and according to council figures 88% of people in the area have a problem with ASB. Of the 797 properties in Portland Street, 394
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110 years on; Anti-social behaviour is no better

22 April, 20140 Comments
A collection of mugshots dating back to 1905, which warned publicans of drunken Dundonians, is to go under the hammer today. The folio of forms was issued to local landlords warning them not to serve the pictured people, who had been convicted of being drunk and incapable. Forms note “riotous behaviour” by the barred drinkers,
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Just 1 bad tenant can wipe out an entire pension pot …

08 April, 20140 Comments
With 25% of retirees planning to user their pension pot to buy an annuity, following reforms announced in this year’s Budget, LRS wonders how prepared these ‘silver-savers’ actually are for becoming a landlord. Following the biggest shake-up of the pensions system in generations, pensioners can now take more of their pension pot as up-front cash,
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Oldham Council proposes Selective Licensing scheme

24 March, 20140 Comments
Another local authority is proposing a consultation to find out if it needs to bring in a Selective Licensing scheme for private renting landlords. If the plan is approved by Oldham Council’s cabinet the formal consultation would involve residents, private landlords, businesses and other stakeholders in 16 areas across the borough. Selective Licensing schemes aim
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