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West Lindsey District Council
Guildhall
Marshall
Gainsborough
Lincs
DN21 2NA

www.west-lindsey.gov.uk/businesses/business-services/information-for-landlords/

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T: 01427 676676
E: customer.services@west-lindsey.gov.uk
Housing T: 01427 675187
E: strategic.housing@west-lindsey.gov.uk
West Lindsey District Council

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Landlord & Letting show: London Barbican September 2015

Landlord & Letting show: London Barbican September 2015

On Wednesday 9thand Thursday 10thSeptember 2015 the Barbican in London will once again host the Landlord & Letting show and the RLA will be out in full force. There is a full schedule of panel discussions including new RLA Policy Chief David Smith and other leading thinkers in the housing industry, along with advice clinics, and seminars from RLA representatives. Any way you look at it the RLA is involved throughout and tickets for visitors are FREE.The RLA return to stand 65 and look forward to... more

London - 2015-07-29 13:40:04

Incoming/Enacted/Potential Licensing Schemes – early bird gets the discount

Incoming/Enacted/Potential Licensing Schemes – early bird gets the discount

Landlords in Hartlepool and Croydon need to be aware that Selective Licensing schemes will soon be enforced in their areas, and licence discounts are available. Lewisham landlords should prepare for a likely consultation on licensing, while Enfield landlords have challenged proposals effectively.The Hartlepool scheme has already begun, but still offering discounts, whilst Croydon applications are open and the scheme starts soon.Hartlepool – Selective LicensingThe scheme will effect landlords with properties on the following roads: Borrowdale St; Burbank St; Cornwall St; Dent St; Furness St; Kimberley St; Richmond St;... more

London - 2015-07-15 11:36:38

Redbridge first Council to bring Licensing scheme to Secretary of State

Redbridge first Council to bring Licensing scheme to Secretary of State

On 9thJune Redbridge Councillors approved proposals for a Selective Licensing scheme of privately rented properties. However, new rules require the Council to present the scheme to the Secretary of State for DCLG, the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, for approval. Mr Clark could prevent the scheme from going live. It will be interesting to see the result, as this is the first case these new rules will deal with.New stipulations, which came into force on 1st April, will prevent Local Authorities from being able... more

London - 2015-06-11 10:17:54

Just One Councillor to take Camden HMO Licensing Decision

Just One Councillor to take Camden HMO Licensing Decision

The Residential Landlords Association has written to Camden Council urging reconsideration of a borough-wide additional licensing scheme for houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). The Council’s Cabinet delegated responsibility for determining the scheme to its lead member for housing, meaning just one Councillor, Patricia Callaghan, has the final say on whether thousands of homes will require a licence to be legally let.The consultation ended on 5thMay, having been extended following the Enfield decision that councils must consult with those affected in neighbouring authorities.  Cllr Callaghan is expected to take her... more

London - 2015-06-04 18:47:26

Selective Licensing round up - May 2015

Selective Licensing round up - May 2015

Landlords who operate within the following areas will need to make sure that they have the appropriate licences in order to remain legally complaint. Licensing schemes remain a popular tactic for Local Authorities to improve standards in privately rented properties and several schemes have come live recently or will come into force shortly. Rotherham; Waltham Forest; Oldham; Tower Hamlets all feature.Government Revisits Selective Licensing rules: Recently it was decided that, after 1stApril 2015, Local Authorities would have to apply to the Housing... more

London - 2015-05-18 15:45:55