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Landlord jailed after jockeys die in HMO arson attack

Landlord Alan Foster was jailed for a year after a court heard how two teenage jockeys died in an arson attack after a drunken row.

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Second time in court for HMO landlord

Landlord Craig Parkin must pay £5,854 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to breaching safety standards at a house in multiple occupation (HMO).

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HMO landlord must repay £32,000 housing benefits

A landlord who illegally let rooms in unlicensed HMOs has been ordered to pay back £32,000 housing benefit a council paid him for giving homes to tenants.

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HMO landlords fined for poorly managing rental homes

Two more landlords have faced the courts for poor standards and failing to licence houses in multiple occupation (HMO) as councils continue to crackdown on offenders.

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Landlord fined for reconnecting faulty boiler

A buy to let landlord was fined £17,000 ignored safety rules and left a family at risk by asking an unregistered fitter to reconnect a dangerous gas supply.

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Overcrowded HMO landlord claimed he ran a hostel

Ten people were crammed in to an overcrowded house that did not even have a finished kitchen.

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Hundreds of Buy to Lets Unsafe To Live In

Nearly 600 homes were upgraded last year after complaints about poor standards from tenants to Westminster City Council.

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HMO landlords fined for flouting fire safety

Shared house landlords must pay more than £5,000 in fines and costs for flouting fire safety laws in a house in multiple occupation (HMO).

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Third HMO licensing fine for rogue letting agent

Letting agent Mohammed Khubaib has to pay fines and costs of more than £4,000 after facing magistrates for the third time for running a shared house without a licence.

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