19 September 2018
The Liberal Democrats have called for private landlords to have to give at least six months’ notice after the initial fixed term.
29 April 2016
A 24-year-old from Luton has been jailed after being found guilty of six counts of fraud in relation to obtaining properties with false documentation, converting the properties into HMOs and then letting them out pretending to be the landlord.
30 November 2015
A landlord who did not remedy a string of safety concerns about a property he was letting has been ordered to pay over £5,000.
09 November 2015
The government is proposing a national minimum bedroom size and a re-defining of what constitutes a House in Multiple Occupation in the latest example of increased regulation over the private rental sector in England.
19 October 2015
Labour MP Karen Buck wants private tenants to be able to sue their landlords if they rent in what are considered to be squalid conditions.
03 September 2015
The landlord of a house in multiple occupation is the latest to be prosecuted by a council for failing to licence the property and manage it safely.
27 August 2015
A landlord has been hit with costs of £75,215 after failing to license four HMOs and comply with various notices.
19 August 2015
A landlord demanded that their tenant paid an admin fee of £30 to get their deposit protected – and then demanded £50 when the tenancy was renewed after six months.
06 August 2015
The National Landlords’ Association has met with the Home Office and the Department of Communities and Local Government – and has discovered more details on how the expanded system will operate.
02 June 2015
A landlord has been ordered to pay fines adding up to over £6,600.