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Council threatens hefty fines as landlords struggle with faulty licensing system

Nottingham City Council has produced a video to help landlords learn how to complete its selective licensing application process – despite the website being faulty.

The council is now threatening landlords who fail to complete their licence application on time with a whopping £1,233 fine.

‘Landlady’ Angela Rayner’s former council house mystery deepens

Neighbours at Angela Rayner’s former council house have claimed that the Labour shadow housing secretary was its ‘landlady’ – and they only remember seeing her once, the Daily Mail reports.

That was during a heated dispute involving a football and a broken window.

HMO utility bills exceeding fair usage policy?

Hi there, we (my partner and I) are first-time landlords and tried to bite more than what we can chew by investing in an HMO buy-to-let investment. We soon realised that we aimed to dance before we could crawl or walk with the mounting admin work and huge bills to cater to

S21 and breathing space debt respite scheme?

Hi, once you have a possession order based upon the Housing Act, S8 grounds 8, 10, or 11 the tenant can apply for Relief if sanctions, i.e. put a hold on the bailiff for 60 days breathing space  (Debt respite scheme si 2020).

London councils’ temporary accommodation ‘bankruptcy risk’ as landlords quit

New data from London Councils paints a grim picture of the capital’s homelessness crisis, revealing a shocking 40% increase in monthly spending on temporary accommodation for homeless households last year.

This translates to a staggering £90 million per month.

TDS simplifies tenant deposit protection with API integration

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) has announced a groundbreaking API integration to revolutionise the deposit registration process, enhancing efficiency and reducing administrative burdens for agents.

The tie-up with 10ninety, a leading prop-tech company, will reduce manual data input

Building society restricts holiday let lending in tourist hotspots

A building society has revealed that it has worked with North Norfolk District Council and North Yorkshire Council to launch a 12-month trial aimed at curbing lending for holiday let properties.

The move comes as housing pressures intensify in some regions

Cost of house clearance after tenant has been evicted?

Hi, a tenant has been evicted today, the house is a complete mess. Including animal feces and possible human feces and the usual household rubbish. Every room in the 2 bed 1 bath semi is trashed.

Has anyone else on the Property118 forum had this disgusting experience.

Thousands face removal from social housing lists in Leeds

 New plans could see 18,000 people removed from social housing waiting lists in Leeds.

Leeds City Council says the demand for council houses has increased in the city.

Under proposals, the council would remove all applicants from its waiting list who are in Band C and Band D.

What is contents insurance for landlords?

From furnishings, appliances and personal touches, it’s not just the structure of your rental property that’s important.

If you are a landlord renting out a furnished or partly furnished property, it’s important to take a look at contents insurance.