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London landlords to repay tenants £45,000 after Tribunal decisions

London landlords to repay tenants £45,000 after Tribunal decisions

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Three London landlords are to pay over £45,000 in rent back to their tenants following separate Tribunal decisions, highlighting the increasing risks of Rent Repayment Orders as renters become more aware of the huge sums that are often involved.

South Coast town to tackle HMOs as problems rise

South Coast town to tackle HMOs as problems rise

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The South Coast seaside resort ofEastbourne wants to crack down on the town’s growing number of HMOs andcouncillors are soon to make a decision on what to do.

Landlords fail to avoid London borough's HMO clampdown

Landlords fail to avoid London borough's HMO clampdown

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Haringey Council is launching a new additional HMO licensing scheme despite limited backing from landlords and tenants.

New Brighton scheme heralds big licensing roll-out

New Brighton scheme heralds big licensing roll-out

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Brighton & Hove City Council has given the go-ahead for a selective licensing scheme that will eventually cover 17 of its 23 wards.

Big London council reveals carrots and sticks for landlords

Big London council reveals carrots and sticks for landlords

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Hackney Council has promised landlords financial support to stay in the PRS while beefing up licensing and getting tough on short-term lets.

Landlord licencing launches to be 'highest number ever' in 2024

Landlord licencing launches to be 'highest number ever' in 2024

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This year is on track to break 2023’s record for the most additional and selective licensing schemes launched across the UK.

London council bids to continue clampdown on small HMOs

London council bids to continue clampdown on small HMOs

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Haringey Council has urged landlords to share their views on plans for a new additional licensing scheme in the borough.

Landlords claim victory after council delays licencing schemes

Landlords claim victory after council delays licencing schemes

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Landlords in Luton claim to have once again persuaded the town’s council to delay its highly controversial additional and selective licencing schemes, the fourth time this has happened in as many years.

Council makes unusual move to stop licencing small HMOs

Council makes unusual move to stop licencing small HMOs

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Bath has made the unusual decision to ditch its additional licensing scheme because it has done such a good job of improving standards.