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NEW:Landlords to face unimited fines if they illegally convert homes into HMOs

NEW:Landlords to face unimited fines if they illegally convert homes into HMOs

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New changes to planning rules mean rogue landlords who illegally convert HMOs could face an unlimited fine.

Government agrees not to scrap selective licencing when Portal goes live

Government agrees not to scrap selective licencing when Portal goes live

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Environmental health officers have won a concession from the Government after it agreed not to stop councils using selective licencing schemes once England’s national property portal launches.

Billionaire London landlord fined and added to 'rogue database'

Billionaire London landlord fined and added to 'rogue database'

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A subsidiary of one of the capital’s biggest landlords has been put on London’s rogue landlords register and fined £67,000 for breaches of HMO licence conditions.

Celebrity landlord protests after losing HMO licences for two properties

Celebrity landlord protests after losing HMO licences for two properties

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A landlord has told councillors he will have to give up two properties after he failed to renew HMO licences before the expiry dates.

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.

Welsh city reveals 10% hike in HMO licencing fee

Welsh city reveals 10% hike in HMO licencing fee

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Newport City Council is expected to back a 10% rise in HMO fees as part of changes to the authority’s additional licensing scheme.

Home counties borough warns landlords over imminent HMO crackdown

Home counties borough warns landlords over imminent HMO crackdown

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HMO owners in Gravesham are being given a last chance to get their house in order ahead of a crackdown on unlicensed properties.

Landlords urged to beware the pitfalls of non-dom licensing

Landlords urged to beware the pitfalls of non-dom licensing

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A licensing expert has warned landlords living overseas about the dangers of asking UK-based friends or firms to apply for their selective licence.