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Landlord banned for three years from renting properties

Landlord banned for three years from renting properties

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A rogue landlord who let his tenant sleep in a bike store and rented out a crumbling property has been banned from letting houses in England for three years.

Northern Mayor vows to seize properties from rogue landlords

Northern Mayor vows to seize properties from rogue landlords

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New North East mayor Kim McGuinness has vowed to seize properties from irresponsible landlords as part of her plan to stand up for renters.

'Why councils must take enforcement seriously if sector is to improve'

'Why councils must take enforcement seriously if sector is to improve'

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James Kent, the NRLA's Chief Innovation Officer and founder of property compliance platform Safe2, looks at new data on the postcode lottery of local authority enforcement.

Vocal landlord critic Elphicke defects to Labour

Vocal landlord critic Elphicke defects to Labour

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Conservative MP Natalie Elphicke has defected to the Labour party after years of pushing tenant-friendly policies and decrying rogue landlords.

Fugitive Midlands landlord faces long jail sentence

Fugitive Midlands landlord faces long jail sentence

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A rogue landlord and fugitive fraudster who intimidated his tenants is in jail after more than five years on the run.

Rogue landlord fined thousands after refusing to fix broken stairs

Rogue landlord fined thousands after refusing to fix broken stairs

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A rogue landlord who failed to repair serious safety hazards in his property has been ordered to pay more than £3,000.

MAYOR: "Days of bad landlords being untouchable coming to end"

MAYOR: "Days of bad landlords being untouchable coming to end"

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Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has warned rogue landlords that they will soon have nowhere to hide.

Landlord to pay £8,000 after ignoring 'shed with bed' prohibition order

Landlord to pay £8,000 after ignoring 'shed with bed' prohibition order

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Rogue landlords who assume they can convert outbuildings into ‘sheds with beds’ have been reminded of the likely fines they will face following a shocking case in Hertfordshire.

Landlord fined £47,000 over dodgy Electrical Condition Report

Landlord fined £47,000 over dodgy Electrical Condition Report

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A landlord has been ordered to fork out more than £47,000 for failing to licence his eight rental properties, after ignoring numerous written and verbal warnings.