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See the presentations from the Landlords Forum

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More than 200 attendees came to the Landlord Forum last Tuesday and three presentations were made:

  • Property Licensing
  • Planning Regulations and Homes in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) 
  • Home Energy Efficiency Training

If you missed the forum, or attended and want to see the presentations again, they are now on the website.

See presentations from forums

Don't miss the early bird discount

Early Bird Special

The Council will discount licence applications by £250 if made during the agreed timescale.

  • Additional Licensing: Wednesday 1 April 2020 – Friday 31 July 2020
  • Selective Licensing: Friday 1 May 2020 – Friday 31 July 2020

Further details of eligibility for early bird discount will be available soon.

Email for more information

Multiple offences costs letting agency £28,000

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As an example of the success of our current scheme, and its importance in protecting the rights of private tenants, a professional landlord agency trading as Century 21 Cameron Adams was fined £25,000 plus costs of £3,000 on Friday 24 January 2020.

The court hearing came after council officers discovered multiple serious offences at an unlicensed house in multiple occupation (HMO) in the borough, including a complete absence of working smoke detectors, serious drainage problems, inadequate heating, and dangerously haphazard entrance steps.

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