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Landlord Prosecuted by the Fire Service

Landlord fined a total of £23,000 The successful prosecution of a landlord is welcomed by East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, who will now have to pay nearly £23,000 in fines and costs after fire safety breaches. Thomas Wallace from Breadsell Farm, Breadsell Lane, Hastings...
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Fined £75,000 for flouting Fire Safety Rules

A man from Kings Lynn has been fined almost £75,000 for flouting fire safety rules at an unlicensed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) in Boston. On Friday 7 July, at Lincoln Crown Court, Paul Turner, 46, from Lynn Road, West Winch, Kings Lynn, was ordered to pay £74,601.93 in...
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Hotel Owner Jailed over Fire Safety Breaches

8 months prison for hotel owner for putting guests lives at risk A former hotel owner in Sheffield has been handed an 8-month jail sentence after admitting to breaching fire safety rules, reports The Star. Mr Amandeep Sandhu, who owned the Cutlers Hotel, was prosecuted by South...
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Dangerous Accommodation – Jail Sentence for Landlord Over Unsafe Attic

Jail sentence for landlord over dangerous accommodation Property branded death trap by LFB A landlord from Wembley who rented out accommodation to a family of five has been handed a suspended jail sentence after London Fire Brigade found numerous fire safety breaches at the...
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West London Landlord £57k Fine for Renting Out ‘Death Trap’

West London landlord who rented out ‘death trap’ served £57k fine   Property branded ‘accident waiting to happen’ A landlord from West London has been slapped with a huge £57,000 fine and ordered to pay costs of £3,825 and a victim surcharge of £120 after admitting to a...
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Landlord Fined £5k Over Fire Safety Breaches

Landlord fined £5k over fire safety breaches   Tenants exposed to ‘miserable living conditions’ 28 APRIL 2017 Landlord fined and exposed his tenants to “miserable living conditions” because of fire safety hazards has been hit with a hefty fine, reports the St Helens Star. Mr...
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London Mayor to ‘name and shame’ Rogue Landlords

But it is unclear if this list will include the renters prosecuted for fire offences London mayor Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, has said that an online database which names landlords and letting agents who have been convicted of housing offences, will now be available to view...
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Brighton Landlord Fined Huge Sum of £45,000

Massive £45k fine for Brighton landlord Brighton landlord of a shared house in Hove has been found to be ‘putting people’s lives at risk’ and ordered to pay £45,650 – the largest fine to date for a breach of housing regulations in the city. Mr Muharrem Kartal was found guilty of...
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Croydon Landlord Fined for ‘Neglected Fire Hazard’ Property

Croydon Landlord fined £6,000   Croydon landlord who rented out a property deemed to be a ‘neglected fire hazard’ has been fined £6,000. Ms Allison Aris was prosecuted at Croydon Magistrates’ Court after an inspection found that the shared property she was letting out had...
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Worcester Council Launch £60,000 Investigation in Fire Safety

Worcester Council clamps down on rogue landlords over fire safety   Worcester council have now launched £60,000 investigation – Landlords in Worcestershire have been threatened with court action for having properties without the adequate fire safety provision, reports...