New Proposals To Extend HMO Licensing

New Proposals To Extend HMO Licensing

The Department for Communities and Local Government has announced a discussion paper about extending licensing of HMO’s in England. Currently, mandatory licensing applies to HMO’s of three storeys  or more and five or more occupiers. Where there is an...
Prosecutions And Fines For HMO Landlords

Prosecutions And Fines For HMO Landlords

A round up of recent HMO prosecutions and fines. Father and son landlords Sabbir and Asif Veshima were fined £750 for failing to licence an overcrowded house in multiple occupation (HMO) where 11 people were living. Magistrates at Stroud, Gloucestershire, heard that...
Four Court Cases Of HMO Criminal Offences

Four Court Cases Of HMO Criminal Offences

Overcrowded Shared house landlord Javeed Hossain crammed 10 tenants into a home licensed for six to safely live while ignoring fire safety measures. Magistrates at Uxbridge, Hillingdon, West London, fined him £11,000 for breaking house in multiple occupation licensing...
​580 Landlords Face Courts For Breaking Housing Laws

​580 Landlords Face Courts For Breaking Housing Laws

Property experts are warning London landlords that they are likely to end up in the courts if the break private rented home licensing rules. London Property Licensing has put together a list of council prosecutions in the capital against landlords over three years....
Courts Crack Down On Bad Landlords

Courts Crack Down On Bad Landlords

Landlords who have ignored house in multiple occupation (HMO) licensing laws have paid out thousands of pounds in fines during recent weeks. In most cases, the landlords have had time to address licensing and safety issues, but failed to act. Here are some of the...
Council HMO Guidance Is Not The Law, Warns Tribunal

Council HMO Guidance Is Not The Law, Warns Tribunal

Councils can give landlords guidance over living standards considered reasonable for local houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) but cannot enforce them if they differ from the minimum set by law, according to the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber). The decision came out...
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