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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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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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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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Landlord and Managing Agents Event 2020

Nottingham City Council’s Safer Housing team is hosting a Landlord and Managing Agents Briefing on Wednesday 29 January 2020. Time: arrive at 5:30pm for refreshments, the main briefing runs from 6 pm to 8 pm.  Where: Nottingham Conference Centre (NTU), 30 Burton St, Nottingham NG1 4BU. Agenda – Chair’s Welcome – David Walker Quality Homes […]

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Landlord and Property Manager fined thousands of pounds over licensing offences

A Nottingham landlord and his property manager have been fined over £34,000 after admitting licencing offences. Dexter Blackstock appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court where he faced charges relating to twelve unlicensed properties he owned and were required to be licensed under either Part 2 or 3 of the Housing Act. Mr Blackstock, aged 33, of […]

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Can my landlord increase the rent?

Chances are you’ve seen that rents are rising, and it’s not just in Nottingham – it’s across the whole country.  This is usually because the number of tenants looking for homes is bigger than the properties available. Landlords know this and they don’t have to compete for tenants, so they are tempted to increase the […]

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Poor housing and stress – what help is out there? Did you know that living in poor and unsafe accommodation can cause stress? Mental health and someone’s housing situation might affect each other. For example if you feel where you are living is unsafe, uncomfortable or insecure, you might constantly feel stressed, anxious, panicked or […]

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