Southwark council are one of the first six London councils to have named and shamed rogue landlords and agents, for City Hall’s new landlord and agent checker, which launched this week. The GLA’s Checker makes publicly available a list of private landlords and agents who have been successfully prosecuted by local authorities for jeopardising private … Continue reading SOUTHWARK AND FIVE OTHER LONDON BOROUGHS NAME ROGUE LANDLORDS AND AGENTS FOR NEW GLA ‘CHECKER’….
A landlord who misled tenants and rented out an illegally converted property, has been jailed for 155 days, having failed to pay a confiscation order that looked to recover his criminal gains, generated from renting two illegal flats. The man from Stoke Newington, was prosecuted by Southwark council at Croydon magistrates court in April 2015, … Continue reading LANDLORD WHO RENTED OUT ILLEGALLY CONVERTED PROPERTY JAILED AFTER FAILING TO PAY CONFISCATION ORDER
MAYOR PLANS TO "NAME AND SHAME" ROGUE LANDLORDS Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is making plans to "name and shame" rogue landlords. He told Sian Berry (Green party) during Mayor's question time that his predecessor (Boris Johnson) launched a Landlord Accreditation Scheme, saying that he wanted to do something about poor standards. "Despite a … Continue reading MAYOR PLANS TO “NAME AND SHAME” ROGUE LANDLORDS