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Landlord's outbuilding 'too small for one' found housing family of nine

Landlord's outbuilding 'too small for one' found housing family of nine

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A landlord in Peterborough is to pay a £4,800 fine after ignoring a prohibition order preventing him from renting out a ‘sheds with beds’ property at the rear of his garden.

Tribunal rules tenant at fault for safety check breach

Tribunal rules tenant at fault for safety check breach

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A landlord who was unable to conduct an electrical safety check due to his hoarding tenant has had a £3,500 fine quashed.

Landlord pays high price for ignoring mouldy bedroom

Landlord pays high price for ignoring mouldy bedroom

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A landlord who failed to remove dangerous mould from a children’s bedroom has been handed a £10,451 fine.

Landlord's 'sham' defence fails to avoid licensing fine

Landlord's 'sham' defence fails to avoid licensing fine

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A professional landlord who tried to dodge responsibility for his HMO has been ordered to pay two former tenants more than £10,000.

Landlord handed £18,000 fine for banning order breach

Landlord handed £18,000 fine for banning order breach

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A rogue landlord has avoided serving jail time, despite breaching a banning order and being found guilty of harassment.

Number of landlords fined for Right to Rent breaches triples

Number of landlords fined for Right to Rent breaches triples

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The number of Right to Rent penalties handed to landlords have tripled so far this year under a crackdown on illegal renting and working.

Kent landlord rumbled fly-tipping tenant's waste

Kent landlord rumbled fly-tipping tenant's waste

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A Kent landlord who dumped a huge pile of his tenant’s belongings in a country lane was rumbled after an investigation traced it back to him.

Council to begin fining rogue landlords £30,000

Council to begin fining rogue landlords £30,000

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Harlow Council in Essex aims to take a harder line with private landlords by introducing civil penalties as an alternative to prosecution.