This case involves an Application for a Rent Repayment Order, made by 5 Tenants in the Liverpool area. The Northern Panel awarded £6,875 to repaid to the Tenants
A slumlord who was renting out six properties without a licence – one of which was deemed unfit for human habitation – has been hammered with a £9000 fine and ordered to repay £3000 in costs.
Wrexham Council has taken action against two landlords for failing to obtain a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) licence.
This case relates to an Application for a Rent Repayment Order, made by London Borough of Haringey for the recovery of Housing Benefit. The London Panel awarded the Rent Repayment Order of £12,237.66 to be paid back in Housing Benefit to the Local Authority.
This case relates to an appeal against an Improvement Notice served an HIMO by Leicester City Council. The Panel upheld the appeal and varied the improvement notice.
This case relates to an Application for a Rent Repayment Order made by Rochdale MBC. The Panel awarded the Rent Repayment Order for the sum of £13,921.42.
Newham’s Mayor told a Commons select committee that voluntary accreditation of private landlords does not work.
The Oxford Mail has reported that Oxford City Council enabled a slum landlord to be given a lighter sentence because it failed to inform magistrates he had previous convictions.
A rogue landlord who illegally rented out rooms in unlicensed multiple occupied houses (HMOs) must pay back the housing benefit received for the flats.
Two unscrupulous landlords have been prosecuted for their failure to license and maintain a three storey property (house in multiple occupation – HMO) in Erdington.
This Case Summary outlines a recent judgement that considered whether a five-storey block of purpose built self-contained flats required a HMO licence. The building contained a shop to the ground floor and a number of self contained flats in multiple occupation to the upper four floors (by Mike Warren).
A rogue landlord has pleaded guilty to poorly managing a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO), which was in such a state it presented a risk to the health and safety of the occupants.
Cannock Chase Council has successfully prosecuted a local landlord for failing to manage his housing stock safely.
A Kingston Hill landlord who failed to ensure the safety of her tenants is more than £5,000 out of pocket after being convicted of breaching rules governing housing in multiple occupation.
Southampton City Council has brought a successful action against a rogue landlord who has been fined £35,000 for six offences relating to poor housing conditions and management of a house in multiple occupation (HMO) (Photos on Flickr).
Enforcement squads are now scouring Newham’s streets for private rented properties that have not been licensed – with criminal landlords facing fines of up to £20,000 per property.
This case relates to an appeal against the revocation of an HMO License and an appeal against an IMO issued by Chesterfield Borough Council. The Panel confirmed the revocation and the IMO.