Tag: HIMO

Housing: Cornwall successfully prosecutes landlord of Newquay property

Housing: Cornwall successfully prosecutes landlord of Newquay property

| 31 March, 2014 | 23:40 | Reply

On 17 January 2014 at Truro Magistrates Court, Cornwall Council’s Private Sector Housing Team successfully prosecuted landlords Michelle Rachel Bathe and Stacey Darren Bathe of Devon for failing to comply with the requirements of the Housing Act 2004

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Housing: Letting agent fined for operating unlicensed HMO

Housing: Letting agent fined for operating unlicensed HMO

| 9 February, 2014 | 15:58 | Reply

A letting agent who ran a house of multiple occupation (HMO) without a licence has been fined a total of £14,120. Shahnawaz Lal, sole director of Haris properties, located in Lincoln Road, Peterborough, pleaded guilty, on behalf of his company, to running the former guest house in Limetree Avenue as a house in multiple occupation without a licence

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Housing: ‘Rich List’ Landlord Prosecuted by Reading Council

Housing: ‘Rich List’ Landlord Prosecuted by Reading Council

| 9 February, 2014 | 15:57 | Reply

A READING landlord has been prosecuted by the Council after failing to properly maintain one of his properties, despite previous repeated warnings last year to do so.

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Housing: Southend landlord fined for renting death trap to vulnerable tenants

Housing: Southend landlord fined for renting death trap to vulnerable tenants

| 9 February, 2014 | 15:56 | Reply

On Wednesday, December 11, housing landlord Alfred Katona, 75, of 67 Chadwick Road, Westcliff admitted five breaches of The Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006.

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Housing: Unlicensed Liverpool landlords fined

Housing: Unlicensed Liverpool landlords fined

| 9 February, 2014 | 15:54 | Reply

Two landlords who operated multi-occupied houses without licences have been fined. Azim Kibria, aged 31, of Hartington Road, Toxteth pleaded guilty at Liverpool Magistrates Court to the offence and also admitted five breaches of safety regulations.

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Housing: £10,000 fines for fire-trap Liverpool house

Housing: £10,000 fines for fire-trap Liverpool house

| 9 February, 2014 | 15:54 | Reply

The unlicensed landlord of a students’ house which posed a serious fire risk has been fined a total of £10,000.

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Housing: NLA – Councils start to offer license fee refunds

Housing: NLA – Councils start to offer license fee refunds

| 16 January, 2014 | 22:13 | Reply

Last November, the National Landlords Association (NLA) wrote to all local authorities in England after court judgements clarified issues over the licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) and how local licensing fees should be determined.

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Housing: Haringey landlord fined for ignoring property management laws

Housing: Haringey landlord fined for ignoring property management laws

| 15 January, 2014 | 22:08 | Reply

The owner of a restaurant in Green Lanes has been fined £11,620 by Tottenham Magistrates for ignoring property management laws and failing to comply with a special licensing scheme that regulates HMOs (houses in multiple occupation) in the Harringay Ladder area.

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Housing: Darlington landlord prosecuted

Housing: Darlington landlord prosecuted

| 15 January, 2014 | 22:08 | Reply

DARLINGTON Council has prosecuted a local landlord for failing to apply for a Mandatory License for a House in Multiple Occupation and for providing false and misleading information to avoid licensing.

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Housing: Cardiff prosecutes letting agent over Management Regs breach

Housing: Cardiff prosecutes letting agent over Management Regs breach

| 15 January, 2014 | 22:07 | Reply

Alpha Properties Cardiff Ltd, operating under the trading name of Acorn Residentials, has been prosecuted at Cardiff Magistrates Court and fined £2000 on November 14 for failure to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Wales) Regulations 2006.

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Housing: Estate agent prosecuted by Camden

Housing: Estate agent prosecuted by Camden

| 15 January, 2014 | 22:07 | Reply

Camden Council has successfully prosecuted a rogue estate agency in the week that they launch a campaign to improve standards in the private rented sector.

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Housing: Watford landlord pleads guilty to eight offences

Housing: Watford landlord pleads guilty to eight offences

| 18 December, 2013 | 22:36 | Reply

A landlord of three Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) in Watford has been successfully prosecuted for a range of offences relating to three separate properties.

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Housing: Unlicensed Liverpool landlord operated student flats

Housing: Unlicensed Liverpool landlord operated student flats

| 18 December, 2013 | 22:36 | Reply

A Liverpool man who was refused a licence to run multi-occupancy houses continued to operate student flats.

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Housing: Liverpool landlord fined for fire hazard

Housing: Liverpool landlord fined for fire hazard

| 18 December, 2013 | 22:35 | Reply

A landlord has been fined more than £4,000 for breaches of fire and safety regulations.

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Housing: NLA Demands licence fee refunds

Housing: NLA Demands licence fee refunds

| 13 November, 2013 | 20:03 | Reply

The National Landlords Association (NLA) has written to all local authorities in England after recent court judgements have clarified issues over the licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) and how local licensing fees should be determined.

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Housing: Wrexham landlord fined for unlicensed HIMO

Housing: Wrexham landlord fined for unlicensed HIMO

| 5 November, 2013 | 18:40 | Reply

A Wrexham Landlord has been found guilty of failing to Licence their House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).

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Housing: Poor housing costs letting agent £47k

Housing: Poor housing costs letting agent £47k

| 5 November, 2013 | 18:36 | Reply

A letting agent who rented out a damp, dangerous and dilapidated property received a hefty fine following a successful council prosecution.

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Housing: Cambridge landlord fined following fire at HIMO

Housing: Cambridge landlord fined following fire at HIMO

| 5 November, 2013 | 18:35 | Reply

Following a fire on 14th March 2013 at 15 Nuttings Rd in Cambridge, the landlord Mr Yu Chang of Ditton Fields Cambridge, was prosecuted on the 5th September 2013 by Cambridge City Council for five breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006. Mr Chang was fined a total of £6075, £125 Victim surcharge and £400 costs.

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