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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

Vital safety checks urged in wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy - 21 June 2017

The government has approached the RLA to contact landlords, owners and managers of PRS blocks throughout England in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze. The association was contacted by the Department for Communities and Local Government to share vital information with members following the devastating fire. In a letter Melanie Dawes, permanent secretary for DCLG has told landlords safety checks must ... more

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