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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

Local Events

  Event
  Training
  Meeting
  Exhibition
DescriptionDateLocation
County Court and Small Claims Proceedings22/04/2014East Midlands
Property Inventory Course22/04/2014East Midlands
Property Tax Course15/10/2014East Midlands
HMO Licence Course (Sheffield)21/10/2014East Midlands

Local and National News

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

London - 2014-04-03 09:06:43

Milton Keynes scraps proposals while Waltham Forest waits for licensing

Milton Keynes scraps proposals while Waltham Forest waits for licensing

Selective licensing will not proceed in Milton Keynes after a lengthy consultation process and Waltham Forest have delayed the implementation. The Residential Landlords’ Association (RLA) responded to both consultations, outlining arguments against implementation on both occasions.The RLA aims to respond to all consultations possible. However, the proactive role of local landlords cannot be underestimated and it is hoped that the below consultation responses you can take on arguments against unnecessary licensing schemes of good professional landlords. You can view the RLA responses here Waltham Forest ... more

London - 2014-03-25 12:56:01

RLA respond: Enfield & Brent Additional HMO and selective licensing consultations

RLA respond: Enfield & Brent Additional HMO and selective licensing consultations

The RLA has challenged consultations run by London Borough of Brent and Enfield respectively, on the subject of Additional HMO and selective licensing. Both councils proposed the licensing schemes on the basis of anti-social behaviour of tenants and poor property management standards within privately rented properties.Brent council ‘believes’ ASB and criminal behaviour is ‘linked’ to management of PRS properties, but also acknowledges that ‘other factors could be at play’. The arguments provided by the council are weak and vague which fail to support their proposals for selective licensing.... more

London - 2014-03-11 15:48:11

Brent Council considering additional HMO and selective licensing schemes

Brent Council considering additional HMO and selective licensing schemes

Brent Council consulting on proposals for additional HMO and selective licensing schemes for private landlords in the region.The London Borough of Brent council is currently undertaking consultations to measure residents thoughts behind proposals to implement selective and additional licensing for private landlords who let out homes in multiple occupation (HMOs). Selective licensing is when a council or local authority designates a particular area wherein any private landlord properties must have a licence to be rented out. This is done for a variety of reasons but in the case of... more

London - 2014-02-18 10:57:43

Ipswich begins refunding licensing fees to landlords

Ipswich begins refunding licensing fees to landlords

The Residential Landlords' Association has learnt that Ipswich Borough Council has begun the process of refunding landlord licensing fees, following the Westminster Court of Appeal sex shop case last year.In an email to the RLA last week, the council confirmed that it is, “…currently going through their records to refund landlords of any [overpayment of] fees charged” on mandatory HMO licences. The council also confirmed that, “…Once the information is gathered, the Council will contact those landlords and arrange payment.” The fees are being refunded following a... more

London - 2014-02-11 00:57:25