Tag: HIMO

Housing: Cardiff’s crackdown on rogue landlords gathers pace

Housing: Cardiff’s crackdown on rogue landlords gathers pace

| 27 August, 2014 | 20:30 | Reply

Cardiff City Council has prosecuted a further rogue landlord for offences relating to breaches of the regulations for houses in multiple occupation, at a court hearing at Cardiff Magistrates Court.

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Housing: Huge fine for landlords who rented out unsafe property

Housing: Huge fine for landlords who rented out unsafe property

| 25 August, 2014 | 13:59 | Reply

Two landlords have been prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of £65,970 after renting out an unsafe House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) (Photos on Flickr).

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Housing: Landlord ordered to pay £18,000 for renting out unsafe property

Housing: Landlord ordered to pay £18,000 for renting out unsafe property

| 25 August, 2014 | 13:16 | Reply

A landlord has been ordered to pay £18,914 after renting out an unsafe and unlicensed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) in the latest prosecution by Redbridge Council (Photos on Flickr).

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Housing: Landlord fined £12,000 for not applying for a licence

Housing: Landlord fined £12,000 for not applying for a licence

| 17 August, 2014 | 16:55 | Reply

A London-based landlord has been fined for renting out a flat without a selective licence.

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Housing: £50,000 fine for failing to licence and manage HIMOs

Housing: £50,000 fine for failing to licence and manage HIMOs

| 20 July, 2014 | 15:06 | Reply

Warwick District Council continues to clamp down on landlords who fail to manage ,maintain and licence their properties.

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Housing: Torbay housing prosecution

Housing: Torbay housing prosecution

| 19 July, 2014 | 13:43 | Reply

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.

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Housing: Rogue Landlord pleads guilty to 20 offences

Housing: Rogue Landlord pleads guilty to 20 offences

| 19 July, 2014 | 13:31 | Reply

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.

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Housing: Oxford City Council discuss rouge landlords on Radio 4′s PM

Housing: Oxford City Council discuss rouge landlords on Radio 4′s PM

| 29 June, 2014 | 13:10 | Reply

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.

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Housing: Littlehampton landlord fined for HMO Licensing offences

Housing: Littlehampton landlord fined for HMO Licensing offences

| 25 June, 2014 | 19:19 | Reply

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).

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Housing: Oxford landlord prosecuted for failing to maintain a HMO

Housing: Oxford landlord prosecuted for failing to maintain a HMO

| 25 June, 2014 | 11:14 | Reply

A landlord has been fined over £2450 for failing to maintain his licensed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).

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Housing: Oxford Landlord prosecuted for failing to maintain a property

Housing: Oxford Landlord prosecuted for failing to maintain a property

| 25 June, 2014 | 11:08 | Reply

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.

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Housing: Landlord pays for failing to license HMO

Housing: Landlord pays for failing to license HMO

| 24 June, 2014 | 22:26 | Reply

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.

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Housing: Newham landlord fined after children found living in dangerous property

Housing: Newham landlord fined after children found living in dangerous property

| 4 June, 2014 | 20:04 | Reply

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.

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Housing: Warwick clamps down on licensing of HIMOs

Housing: Warwick clamps down on licensing of HIMOs

| 13 May, 2014 | 22:26 | Reply

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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Training: Fire Risk Assessment Training (Residential Properties)

Training: Fire Risk Assessment Training (Residential Properties)

| 10 May, 2014 | 12:47 | Reply

Oxford City Council is running the above bespoke course, in association with the Fire Protection Association.

You will need to be quick as there are only a limited number of spare places.

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Housing: Firm admits safety breaches at house

Housing: Firm admits safety breaches at house

| 3 May, 2014 | 13:50 | Reply

An international service company has admitted breaches of safety regulations at an unlicensed property it operated.

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Housing: Oxford landlords prosecuted over HMO property

Housing: Oxford landlords prosecuted over HMO property

| 30 April, 2014 | 21:21 | Reply

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).

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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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