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Private Land, Car Parking and the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

A problem landlords sometimes face is cars unlawfully parking on private land. In particular for example, many of our properties are in a town centre location so it can become troublesome. We have found the most effective way to deal with the problem is where possible to rent out the land for use as car parking and let the tenants police it. ...

Homelessness – Section 21 Notices and Localism Act 2011

Homelessness Under part 7, Housing Act 1996, local authorities are under duties in respect of homelessness. A person is regarded as homeless if s/he has no accommodation available for occupation . This includes if the person cannot secure entry to their property or if it consists of a moveable structure, vehicle or vessel designed or adapted
New Charter And Plan For Private Rented Housing In Plymouth Launched

New Charter And Plan For Private Rented Housing In Plymouth Launched

Plymouth City Council has launched a new plan and charter to improve private rented housing in their area. The Charter for Private Rented Housing is designed as a partnership with local landlords to raise standards for tenants. Under the charter, landlords are urged to become accredited which will help landlords gain advice and training to ...