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Landlords urged to check white goods - 27 June 2017

The RLA is advising members to check white goods in the wake of the devastating blaze in London’s Grenfell Tower. The Metropolitan Police Service’s statement confirmed a Hotpoint FF175BP fridge freezer has been identified as the initial source of the blaze, and the government has ordered an immediate examination of the unit by technical experts to establish the cause. The product, which ... more

Keeping your tenants safe – An overview of fire safety for the PRS - 23 June 2017

The tragedy that struck Grenfell Tower in London on June 14th has left the nation devastated as we watched many lose their lives, loved ones and their homes. It has not only caused tremendous empathy and grief for the victims but has prompted many of us to pause and reflect on how safe our tenants are. Regardless of tenure we all ... more

Selective Licensing Approved in East Staffordshire - 23 June 2017

Following a consultation earlier this year, East Staffordshire have confirmed that they have been given approval to start a Selective Licensing in the area of DE14, inner Burton. The scheme will come into force on 12th September 2017, private landlords will have to ensure that they have applied for a licence by this date. The fees are as follows: <table summary="Selective Licensing ... more

Two New Licensing Consultations Announced in Brighton & Hove - 23 June 2017

Brighton and Hove Council have announced today that they have begun a licensing consultation on two new licensing schemes, one additional and one selective. This proposal will affect over 27,000 properties. The consultation comes to a close 10th September 2017. Selective Licensing was introduced under the Housing Act 2004. The Housing Act 2004 says that before introducing selective licensing to any area local ... more

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@rla_news - 27 June 2017 10:36 - Are your white goods safe? Millions of faulty appliances are in homes across UK - make sure you check yours news.rla.org.uk/landlords-urge…

@rla_news - 27 June 2017 08:00 - Havering a hosting another licencing consultation drop in session today in Romford Library news.rla.org.uk/havering-annou…

@rla_news - 26 June 2017 10:00 - #Scarborough selective licensing comes into force on the 1st July - please find out more here: news.rla.org.uk/selective-lice…

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