Archive by category Housing

Councillor praises emergency response to incident at city tower block

Councillor praises emergency response to incident at city tower block

A Nottingham City councillor has thanked emergency services for their reaction to an incident earlier today in Sneinton. Police were called to Manvers Court, in Manvers Street, this morning after reports of a suspicious package on the ground. The Nottingham City Homes-managed block was temporarily evacuated while a controlled explosion was carried out. The package […]

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Videos and presentations from the Landlord and Managing Agents Event

Below are videos and copies of the presentations from the Landlord and Managing Agents event – January 2020. Cllr Linda Wooding, Portfolio Holder for Housing, Planning and Heritage. Ambitions for the private rented sector. Selective Licensing Update – David Hobbs Click here for the full presentation document Update on Additional and Mandatory Licensing – Aran […]

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New council homes in Bestwood and Clifton take a step closer

New council homes in Bestwood and Clifton take a step closer

New council homes moved closer this week when plans were approved at Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board (Tuesday 18 February). The properties on the former Eastglade School site, in Bestwood, and a surplus garage site near Southchurch Court, in Clifton, will provide much-needed homes for people on the Council’s waiting list. A total of 106 […]

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Property owner fined for failing to licence homes

Property owner fined for failing to licence homes

A Nottingham Landlord has pleaded guilty to three offences of failure to licence under Selective Licensing scheme. Sakiib Khan (34) of The Meadows, Nottingham admitted the three offences under Section 95(1) of the Housing Act 2004 – Selective Licensing.   During sentencing on Wednesday 6 February, Nottingham Magistrates Court ordered Mr Khan, to pay a […]

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Quality Housing for All

Cllr Linda Woodings, Portfolio Holder for Housing, Planning and Heritage: “Hopefully, the potential that our licensing scheme has, to help the process of transforming the private rented sector, where needed, is apparent, “We’re particularly pleased about the support and funding we’ve received from the Government – which should help you to feel more supported by […]

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Next phase of award-winning scheme will see over 150 ultra-low energy homes developed in Nottingham

Next phase of award-winning scheme will see over 150 ultra-low energy homes developed in Nottingham

The next phase of a pioneering scheme to turn hard-to-heat council houses in Nottingham into ultra-low energy homes got underway today (Wednesday 23rd January.) Nottingham is the first place in the UK to pilot the ground-breaking whole-house renovation approach known as Energiesprong, with ten homes successfully completed and a further 17 now underway. It formed […]

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What landlords need to know about the new electrical safety laws

The Government has announced new measures to ensure mandatory electrical inspections are carried out by competent and qualified inspectors. The Government says this is part of their ‘commitment to drive up standards in the private rented sector, landlords will be legally required to ensure that the inspectors they hire to carry out safety inspections have […]

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New plan sets out the shape of things to come for Nottingham

New plan sets out the shape of things to come for Nottingham

A major citywide blueprint for how Nottingham could develop and grow over the next ten years and beyond has been given the green light. An important council document identifying potential sites for development and their uses has been adopted at Nottingham City Council’s Full Council today (Monday 13 January). The Land and Planning Polices Document […]

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