West Lindsey District Council

West Lindsey District Council
Guildhall
Marshall
Gainsborough
Lincs
DN21 2NA

West Lindsey District Council

Contact Details

Phone: 01427 676676
Email: customer.services@west-lindsey.gov.uk
Website: www.west-lindsey.gov.uk

Housing

Phone: 01427 675187
Email: strategic.housing@west-lindsey.gov.uk

Local and National News

Name the crooks say London landlords - 14 June 2016

Criminal landlords in London should be named and shamed according to a new RLA survey in which members backed Sadiq Khan's plans to create a rogue landlord database. The vast majority of landlords are supporting the proposals - which would publicly name those landlords  bringing the Private Rented Sector into disrepute. The findings are based on one of the first surveys of ... more

New HMO restrictions introduced in Barnet - 8 June 2016

New planning controls restricting the number of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) have been introduced in the London Borough of Barnet. Last month Barnet Council implemented a borough wide HMO Article 4 Direction to restrict new house and flat shares and bedsits. This means planning permission will be required to convert a single family house (use class C3) to an HMO occupied ... more

Sadiq Khan is the new London mayor – but what does this mean for landlords? - 11 May 2016

Sadiq Khan has been named the new London Mayor after beating closest rival Zac Goldsmith last week – but what does this mean for our landlords in London? Khan has clear plans for the future of housing in the capital – of particular note to the Private Rented Sector proposals for the introduction ... more

False comparisons on renting in London help no-one - 29 April 2016

The Independent has today claimed that renting an ‘average London flat’ is more expensive than living in most European hotels. A headline grabbing shock statistic ….. but is it actually true? When taking a closer look at the facts there are clear inconsistencies with the newspaper’s statistics. In the article it is claimed that latest figures show that the average rent for ... more

ACTION NEEDED ON LONDON EMPTY HOMES SCANDAL - 8 April 2016

ACTION is needed to tackle the scandal of ‘buy-to-leave’ investors who are denying Londoners the homes they need. With almost 57,000 homes in the capital thought to be empty, the next Mayor of London needs to use the powers available to ensure such homes are being used either by landlords who want to offer properties to live in or are available ... more

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