Landlord fined £25,500 for overcrowded property
A Newham landlord has been fined £25,500 after a licensing scheme picked up on his substandard property.
Newham’s property licensing scheme, introduced in 2013, picked up
Private beats social renting
The number of those privately renting properties has exceeded that of those in the social rented sector according to new figures from the English Housing
Increase in wear and tear as tenancies lengthen
The emergence of longer tenancies is likely to lead to an increase in the number of disputes related to wear and tear, which could lead
Half of UK to rent by 2041
It has been predicted that just under half of the UK’s population will be in privately rented accommodation by 2033, a figure which will then
Government scheme for homeless extended
A further £2million has been granted to a scheme which helps place single homeless people into the private rental sector, enabling it to continue for
Surge in new tenancies
The number of new tenants across the UK is rapidly rising, with a 15 per cent increase over the last year, according to figure from
Fire death landlord receives suspended sentence
A landlord whose tenant died following a fire on the premises has received a suspended prison sentence and community service.
Ashiq Mohammed Sadip, a 54 year
Rude roads - Will they leave you cock-a-hoop?
Road names such as Crotch Crescent and Minge Lane are highly amusing to most of us, whilst signs declaring entry to streets such as ‘Bell
Tenant appeals section 21 court ruling
A tenant has appealed a court ruling in relation to Section 21 eviction notices, despite the Court of Appeal ruling ‘permission to appeal is refused’.