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Big suburban council to extend £950 licencing scheme

Big suburban council to extend £950 licencing scheme

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Barking and Dagenham Council is the latest borough to launch a bid to renew and expand its licencing schemes.

Council widens £695 selective licencing for landlords

Council widens £695 selective licencing for landlords

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All private landlords in parts of Scarborough will have to get a selective licence from 1st June under council plans to tackle poor quality accommodation and anti-social behaviour.

City claims aggressive licencing scheme has cost landlords £250,000

City claims aggressive licencing scheme has cost landlords £250,000

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Sheffield Council has boasted that up to 800 people have been protected from risky buildings thanks to its selective licensing scheme after landlords were told to spend £250,000 doing up properties.

NRLA backs MPs' pragmatic plans for Renters Reform Bill

NRLA backs MPs' pragmatic plans for Renters Reform Bill

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Tory MPs have tabled a raft of amendments to the Renters Reform Bill to ensure it works for the whole private rented sector.

Disgruntled landlords threaten licensing scheme boycott

Disgruntled landlords threaten licensing scheme boycott

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Landlords in Middlesbrough have vowed to fight plans to expand selective licensing and a fee hike.

New selective licences will be 'tied to tackling anti-social tenants'

New selective licences will be 'tied to tackling anti-social tenants'

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Middlesborough Council has launched a consultation into plans to extend a selective licensing scheme in parts of its Newport ward.

Pressure grows to scrap licencing when landlord portal goes live

Pressure grows to scrap licencing when landlord portal goes live

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Housing Secretary Michael Gove has strongly hinted that selective licensing schemes will not be needed when the government’s new property portal is launched.

London council sweeps 20,000 rented properties into licencing

London council sweeps 20,000 rented properties into licencing

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Landlords in Lewisham are the latest within the London to face a selective licencing scheme now that permission has been granted by the Secretary of State for the scheme.

London's largest selective licencing scheme given green light

London's largest selective licencing scheme given green light

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The government has given the go-ahead to Brent’s selective licensing scheme, with the council labelling it, “a major win for both renters and landlords”.