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T: 01782 742543
E: maureen.fraser@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk
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Newcastle Under Lyme Borough Council

Local Events

  Event
  Training
  Meeting
  Exhibition
DescriptionDateLocation
Property Tax Course08/10/2014West Midlands
Capital Gains Tax09/10/2014West Midlands
Sheffield Selective Licensing Course11/10/2014West Midlands
Local Housing Allowance29/10/2014West Midlands
Principles of Lettings24/11/2014West Midlands

Local and National News

Immigration: pilot area decided

Immigration: pilot area decided

Birmingham and the West Midlands will be the areas to pilot the Government’s scheme that requires private landlords to check the immigration status of their tenants. The pilot scheme will commence on 1st December this year.Greater West Midlands, including Birmingham, Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley and Wolverhampton (but not Coventry and Solihull), will all ‘host’ the pilot scheme.  The proposals are intended to make it harder for illegal immigrants to rent accommodation and failure to comply could see landlords fined up to £1,000 for an initial breach and £3,000 for... more

West Midlands - 2014-09-03 13:16:56

Sandwell council reject Selective Licensing

Sandwell council reject Selective Licensing

Sandwell Council have concluded their consultation on proposals to implement Selective Licensing with a decision to not move ahead with the scheme. Private landlords will be pleased with this news, but should continue to ensure professional service, proper care of properties, and to be aware of future efforts by the council.Sandwell Council state in their press release: “The move comes after a consultation on a proposed selective licensing scheme for private landlords not taking appropriate action to resolve problems.” Councillor Ian Jones has said... more

West Midlands - 2014-08-28 11:13:43

RPI: Selective Licensing update

RPI: Selective Licensing update

Councils around the country have taken different views on the issue of licensing. The RLA bi-monthly member magazine Residential Property Investor (RPI) investigates. Liverpool, London Boroughs, Sandwell in the West Midlands, Milton Keynes, Nottingham and Boston in the East Midlands, Blackburn and Bristol in England and Wales are all discussed.The London borough of Newham’s landlord licensing scheme was a first, in that it took in all private rented properties across the borough. The blanket ban came into effect on January 1, 2013, and has proved something of a template... more

West Midlands - 2014-05-30 08:53:19

RLA Events: March update

RLA Events: March update

Over the past few weeks the RLA have attended a number of landlord conferences, meetings, and expos to talk directly to landlords and private rented sector (PRS) professionals. The RLA events team has barely set foot in the office, but we’ve managed to get a synopsis of recent goings-on. London, Birmingam and Bury St Edmunds all get a closer look.Members of the RLA enjoy an incredible range of services and products, and the RLA strives to make the lives for landlords easier in every way possible. Attending conferences... more

West Midlands - 2014-04-03 09:06:43

Sandwell Council consulting on selective licensing

Sandwell Council consulting on selective licensing

RLA Director, Andy Burton recently spoke at an assembly of over 100 landlords in West Bromwich Town Hall addressing the case against the proposed selective licensing scheme of landlords by Sandwell Council.Anti-social behaviour (ASB) looks to be the rationale behind licensing proposals. The RLA argue that licensing is ineffective at tackling issues of ASB and gains evidence from the House of Commons who have produced a standard note specifically on the topic: “Anti-social behaviour in private housing”. The Residential Landlords’ Association (RLA)  will be responding... more

West Midlands - 2014-04-02 10:39:48