A landlord risked the lives of a young mother and her child by providing a dangerous gas oven installed in the house he rented to them a court has heard.
Lomond Capital has secured a significant foothold in Birmingham with the acquisition of John Shepherd Lettings and its 1,050 unit portfolio.
Leaders’ latest acquisition has given the group its 85th branch and its first chance to tenjoy the lucrative Oxford lettings market.
After scores of councils across the country have introduced selective licensing, one has bucked the trend and after extensive consultation decided against such a regime.
Banning letting agents levying fees on tenants and extra tax breaks for landlords who sign up for a national accreditation scheme have been proposed by Chartered Institute of Housing.
"The Association of Residential Letting Agents’ latest TV campaign begins this evening with advertisement slots in the Midlands, north east and south west regions.
One of the country’s largest surveys of landlords shows that over half of them would never use an online letting agent over a traditional high street agent.
A council has demolished an illegal outbuilding that was being used as a bed in a shed' after a rogue landlord failed to comply with a planning enforcement notice - and is planning to bill the landlord for up to £10,000 in costs.
Private landlords in Brent will be forced to pay £350 to subscribe to a compulsory five-year licensing scheme after the local authority rejected opponents’ arguments.
The government has ended the uncertainty over the start of the lettings sector’s compulsory redress regime with the news that it will begin on October 1 according to the National Landlords' Association.