Landlord faces harassment charge

A landlord from Bangor has been ordered to stand trial in the Crown Court after he was accused of harassing a tenant and causing her to leave her home. Matthew Betty from Wales, faces a total of five charges, one alleging unlawful harassment of an occupier and four of causing a tenant to leave. It

Rogue landlord ban

Camden Council obtained London’s first rogue landlord banning order. The banning order was against a man who repeatedly placed tenants’ lives at risk through letting out unsafe properties in the Euston and King’s Cross areas. Furthermore, he had issued some tenants with agreements in which he claimed he was the landlord, when he was actually

Landlord fined £5,000

A landlord has been fined £5,000 for renting out an “abandoned house.” Josh Ahmad failed to notify Ashford Borough Council who brought the case against Ahmed after finding an empty house filled with tenants. Council officers suspected five or more people lived at the house. However, an HMO license couldn’t be given and enforcement action