Warwick District Council continues to clamp down on landlords who fail to manage ,maintain and licence their properties.
Torbay Council is once again warning landlords that they must comply with the law and work with the council, where necessary, to improve housing standards or they could face possible prosecution.
A rogue landlord who manages multiple properties in Nottingham has pleaded guilty to twenty offences (three for failing to licence and seventeen failures to manage houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)). The maximum fine that could have been applied for these offences was £145,000.
Adrian Chowns, HMO Enforcement Team Manager for Oxford City Council, appeared on BBC Radio 4′s PM Programme on 26th June. He discussed the conditions tenants are being subjected to in HMO`s and the issues facing Local Authorities when dealing with rogue landlords.
Littlehampton landlord, Mr Ali Ben Karboub (74), who is also known as Alex Karboub, of 3 River Road, Littlehampton, pleaded guilty at Worthing Magistrates’ Court to two offences under The Housing Act 2004 in relation to the licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO).
A landlord has been fined over £2450 for failing to maintain his licensed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).
William Edwards was prosecuted after Oxford City Council officers found that the property he was renting out in Dene Road was in a poor state of repair.
Failing to apply for a licence to operate a privately rented house in multiple occupation has cost a Weston-super-Mare landlord hundreds of pounds in fines and costs.
A ruthless landlord has been forced to pay more than £25,500 after Newham Council found children living in an overcrowded, unhygienic and dangerous property that he managed.
Warwick District Council is clamping down on landlords who fail to manage and licence their properties or comply with licence conditions.
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An international service company has admitted breaches of safety regulations at an unlicensed property it operated.
Two landlords have been prosecuted after Oxford City Council officers found that the property they were letting out was an unlicensed HMO (House in Multiple Occupation).
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
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
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.
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.
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.