selective licensing

North Somerset Private Sector Housing Forum

26 April, 20170 Comments
The North Somerset forum is an independent group open to anyone with an interest in private sector housing. The group meets every three months, on Wednesdays at 6.30pm, in the Old Council Chamber, Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare. Representatives from the NSC private rented housing team attend and it is an opportunity for people to have their
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20% of landlords failing to renew RGI policies in the last quarter

04 January, 20170 Comments
With people twice as likely to break up between Christmas and Valentine’s Day compared to any other time of year, where legal advisers and psychologists have dubbed January ‘Divorce Month’, we are worried to learn how many landlords are not renewing their rent guarantee insurance policies after the first year. Startling statistics released by our insurance partners RentSafeUK
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New training for landlords is rolled out

01 December, 20163 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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Nottingham City proposes to dump yet another tax via licensing on good landlords and raise itself £16m

17 November, 20161 Comments
Nottingham City Council has announced their desire to introduce citywide selective licensing across the 20 wards of Nottingham. This will represent one of the largest schemes in the Country impacting at least 26,250 properties at £600.00 per property. The council will employ an additional 74 officers to handle on average 5,250 applications a year. Under
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Landlord opposed to selective licensing gains support for referendum

11 November, 20160 Comments
Over 4,000 residents in Burnley have signed a petition calling for a referendum to decide whether Burnley Borough Council should be led by an elected mayor. Prepared by disgruntled buy-to-let landlord Geoffrey Berg, from Prestwich in Bury, the petition came about after he become angered with Burnley Council’s extension of its Selective Landlord Licensing scheme over several more
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Avon Fire and Rescue Service and North Somerset Council support new landlord group

09 November, 20161 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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11 October, 20160 Comments
NATIONAL LANDLORD CODE OF EXCELLENCE LTD BRISTOL FORUM ————————————————————————————————————————————– MINUTES OF THE BRISTOL LANDLORDS AGAINST SELECTIVE LICENSING FORUM HELD ON 29 September 2016 PRESENT: The following members signed the attendance record for the meeting. S. Jackson     NLCE P. Routledge     NLCE S. Boyd     NLCE A. Pargeter     Landlord K.
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*EXCLUSIVE* Landlords could take Local Authority to ombudsman over maladministration

01 October, 20160 Comments
Following the success of the Somerset Property Network this Summer, a group of landlords in Bristol met on Thursday evening to discuss the way forward on Selective Licensing issues across the city. On the eve of the Eastville and St George licensing application deadline, 20 professional buy-to-let investors got together to discuss their collective belief that the process of
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