Part 1: Landlords behaving badly

Landlords behaving badly The worst examples of landlords breaching their obligations (and behaving badly) are as follows: 1. Charging prohibited fees 2.Not registering Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) 3.Renting properties which are unfit for habitation 4.Not returning deposits *Disclaimer: independent legal advice is always encouraged if pursuing any of these claims as a tenant.* TheContinue reading “Part 1: Landlords behaving badly”

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The move from confiscation to forfeiture: how should we punish rogue landlords?

This article discusses the penalties for rogue landlords who rent out unfit and illegally constructed properties to tenants. It discusses the growing pressure for properties to be confiscated from landlords and their names and convictions to be publicly accessible. There is growing pressure for more punishment of rogue landlords who are renting out unfit propertiesContinue reading “The move from confiscation to forfeiture: how should we punish rogue landlords?”