Leeds City Council - Archive (landlords)

2016
28
November
2016
Three landlords of Leeds houses have paid a heavy price for recklessly disregarding the safety of tenants this month as the council continues to crack down on rogue renters. In a series of prosecutions by Leeds City Council in November, three land...
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20
June
2016
An initiative to improve housing standards and target empty properties is being extended in Holbeck. Having completed works to around half of the problem properties identified in the first phase of the scheme, the Leeds Neighbourhood Approach is n...
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20
April
2016
A Leeds landlord has been fined for renting out a flat the council and fire service deemed unsafe to live in. Hari Amedi, of Cross Flatts Grove, had previously pleaded not guilty but failed to appear before magistrates on Monday 18 April. Amedi wa...
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08
March
2016
Leeds City Council could set up its own letting agency alongside other proposals to improve housing conditions in the private rented sector. A recommendation to establish a council-run letting scheme for private landlords is being put to councillo...
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22
January
2016
Rogue landlords in south Leeds are firmly in the sights of the council and fire service who have been awarded £70,000 to bring problem properties up to scratch. The successful bid to the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) will a...
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2015
20
November
2015
Still time to register for landlord conference Landlords and letting agents still have time to register for Leeds' fourth annual landlord conference. Taking place on Thursday 26 November at Pudsey Civic hall, attendees will hear about plans for...
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03
November
2015
The impact of universal credit and how housing in the private rented sector is regulated top the agenda of Leeds’ fourth annual landlord conference. Civic bosses are inviting landlords and letting agents to the free event on Thursday 26 November. ...
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10
June
2015
A Harehills landlord is facing a bill of nearly £5,000 after ignoring legal notices requiring him to make his rental property safe. Ifthikar Hussain, Banstead Street East, appeared before Leeds magistrates last week. Having pleaded guilty to a cat...
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04
June
2015
Letting agents are being reminded to register with an approved complaints scheme. Since 1 October 2014, letting agents and property managers must join one of three Government-approved ‘redress’ schemes. The legal requirement means that tenants ...
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