Tag Archives: Accreditation

Student housing code sweeps nation

The UK’s first accreditation scheme for student landlords has been hailed as a success one year on.

Councils to ‘approve’ professional landlords

Bournemouth Council has launched one of England’s first accredited landlord registers in a bid to tackle poorly-maintained properties and anti-social behaviour.

Newham starts private landlord licensing

The first council-wide private landlord licensing scheme is underway – and landlords who fail to sign up risk fines of up to £20,000.

Boris wants better buy to lets for London

London mayor Boris Johnson doesn’t generally do things by halves – and launching his new London Rental Standard took up part of a 60-page strategy on housing for the capital.

Landlord falsely claimed £15,000 benefits

Private landlord Craig McParlan fraudulently claimed nearly £15,000 of benefits while failing to declare he owned and managed rental properties in the UK and Spain.