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License to Bill? - 18 November 2017

Mention property licensing to most private landlords and you’ll hear at least an exasperated sigh or, more likely, a lengthy rant about council money-making schemes. This month, the coastal town of Bournemouth rejected plans for Selective Licensing. Several other towns and cities have also announced licensing consultations, including Birmingham (closes 30th November) and Walsall (closes 8th January 2018) RLA Policy ... more

Westminster November Round up - 17 November 2017

Housing stole the Westminster headlines this week, as Prime Minister Theresa and Communities Secretary Sajid Javid took to the road on Thursday with promises to tackle the housing crisis.  In Barnet, Mrs May said it was her ‘mission to build the homes the country needs and take personal charge of the Government’s response’.  n Bristol Mr Javid highlighted the need ... more

Tenants cannot live in consultations, warn landlords - 16 November 2017

A “giant leap” is needed to tackle the housing crisis, according to Communities and Local Government (CLG) Secretary Sajid Javid MP. However, the RLA has warned the communities secretary that words are not enough – what landlords and tenants need is action to boost the supply of homes. In a speech on the housing market today Sajid Javid said the country ... more

Liverpool landlords warned over fire safety as council closes down THREE bedsits - 15 November 2017

Landlords in Liverpool are being reminded to make sure their rental properties are fire safe after Liverpool City Council prosecuted three bedsits which were deemed to be a 'serious' fire risk for tenants. The accommodation in this cases was above a commercial premises in Toxeth, where officers uncovered a variety of hazards at the property. The property had been poorly converted into eight ... more

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