Tag Archives : landlords


Landlords told take signs down or face fine

Landlords have been given a month to remove large advertisements from their properties or face a hefty fine. Owners of the banners – which were mainly student landlord and accommodation firms – have been contacted by the Council reminding them that the ads are governed by outdoor advertisement legislation, even if only put up for […]


Rogue landlord fined thousands for renting substandard homes

A Plymouth man has been fined more than £20,000 after admitting renting out substandard houses to 30 people without obtaining a licence. John Mayer, of 68, Exmouth Road, Plymouth, pleaded guilty to four cases of failing to apply for a licence to operate a house in multiple occupation as required by the Housing Act 2004. […]


Come to the Plymouth Landlord Expo this week

Find out about the latest legislation, network with essential contacts, and hear about the new Charter for Private Rented Housing at an event for landlords this week.   The Annual Landlords Expo takes place at Plymouth Guildhall on Thursday 23 October 2014 from 12pm to 6pm. The event, which has been organised by Westcountry Landlords […]


Plymouth City Council seizes another house in poor condition from landlord

Plymouth City Council has seized control of a house in the city which was in poor condition, taking over from a landlord who failed to act on warnings. It is the second such property in six months the Council has had to take over from a local landlord. The Council issued an Interim Management Order […]