Reform of Licensing of Houses In Multiple Occupation

19 January 2018

The Government has announced plans to reform the Mandatory Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO’s) in the private rented sector in England, subject to parliamentary clearance, by extending the scope of HMO Licensing. These changes are expected to come into force in April 2018 and will crack down on bad practices, stamp out overcrowding … Continue reading “Reform of Licensing of Houses In Multiple Occupation”

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Proposed banning order for landlords

14 February 2017
Propsed Banning Order for Landlords

The Government published a discussion document in August last year (Tackling rogue landlords and improving the private rented sector) setting out the offences which could be regarded as banning order offences. 88% of respondents strongly supported the suggested list which is now the starting point for further development. The Consultation period for this legislation is … Continue reading “Proposed banning order for landlords”

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