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New HMO Legislation Implemented in Cornwall - 13 June 2017
After a consultation last year, Cornwall Council have announced that this month would see the start of a new Article 4 direction. This scheme will come into force on 16th June 2017 and effect the area of Falmouth. The full designation map can be seen here. What is an Article 4 Direction? Article 4 directions restrict permitted rights either in relation to ... more
Win £30 By Completing a B&NES Council HMO Survey - 12 June 2017
In 2013 Bath and North East Somerset Council got approval to start an Additional Licensing Scheme in Oldfield, Westmoreland, Widcombe, and areas of Bathwick, Lyncombe, Southdown, and Twerton. This scheme is due to come to an end on 31st December 2018 and the Council are looking for effected parties to tell them what they think of HMOs and this licensing ... more
Join The RLA at The Southwest's Biggest Landlord Expo - 12 May 2017
Private landlords are facing an ever increasing list of legal requirements that they need to comply with and in addition recent tax changes mean that for many landlords their profits will be reduced. The RLA is proud to announce that is attending the Landlord Expo 2017, so come and visit us at Stand 8! Landlord Expo, the biggest event of its ... more
The 'Metro Mayors' are coming - will we even notice? - 3 May 2017
Overshadowed by the snap General Election, six city-regions will elect Metro Mayors on May 4th. A new concept for English local government outside of London, will they really improve our leading cities, or create a new layer of bureaucracy and conflict? A ‘Metro Mayor’ will be the chair of a combined authority that has agreed a devolution deal with central ... more
Events and Drop-In Sessions: Bournemouth Selective Licensing - 24 February 2017
Bournemouth Borough Council are currently part way through a 16 week licensing consultation for a new selective licensing scheme for areas within the wards of Boscombe East, Boscombe West, East Cliff and Springbourne. As part of the consultation programme there is the opportunity for Landlords to attend one of three independently facilitated focus groups to understand the proposed scheme in more ... more
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