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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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Coventry Landlord in Court facing Jail

Court – Judge is very seriously considering a custodial sentence The landlord of a house of multiple occupancy (HMO) in Coventry is in court and has been warned that he could face prison for failing to take general fire precautions at the property. Simon Cox was told of the...
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Fined for “filthy and verminous” conditions

A Nottingham landlord has been fined £29,000 after a rental property on Alfreton Road was found to be in a filthy and verminous condition with a rat infestation. Nottingham HMO Ltd, of Unit C17, Private Road 2, Colwick Industrial Estate, directed by Mr Nazaquat Azam and...

Rule breaches cost landlord over £15,000

The Bridge Road trading estate where a rule or two was breached A trading estate landlord from Keynsham has been ordered to pay out nearly £15,500 for breaching not one rule, but multiple regulations, including fire safety. Allan Dykes, of Durley Lane, Keynsham submitted guilty...
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Jailed landlord faces £100,000 fine

A Landlord has been jailed after “cutting corners” and deliberately putting his “wealth” before the “safety of tenants”. He was “wholly money-orientated” and “woefully inadequate” in his duties – and it was only by...
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Wembley landlord: 24 people in 7 person house

A rogue landlord faces a court bill of almost £40,000 after being caught cramming 24 people into a house in Wembley. Willesden Magistrates’ Court heard Tilak Raj Sarna of George V Avenue in Pinner initially claim innocence but then accept his guilt after two days of cross...
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Landlord caught out by candle fire

Matthew Ryan, a landlord in North Kensington was told to pay £5,500 after appearing at Hammersmith Magistrates’ Court   A landlord who failed to provide proper fire protection for tenants living in his property in North Kensington has been fined £4,000 and ordered to...
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Council fine landlords £11,000

Three landlords fined £11,000 by council for housing offences Obstructed stairs on 3rd floor landing at Shezan restaurant property Credit: OCC Three Oxford landlords were fined a total of £11,000 after being convicted of housing offences. Environmental Health Officers from Oxford...
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Tenants with no escape from fire

A landlord has been fined £5,000 after providing accommodation without an emergency exit to a young family of tenants in Folkestone. Jack Kensell, of Capel-le-Ferne, was found of putting his tenants at risk of harm at Dover Magistrates’ Court on July 1 in connection with a...
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Property destroyed, 13 lives at risk

A LANDLORD with 19 properties in North East Lincolnshire was branded a “penny-pinching profiteer” who lied to police about fire safety in his property. Judge Peter Kelson QC said he was considering locking up Keith Newsum, 53, of Humberston Avenue, after he risked the...
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