Regional news

The important regional news stories affecting landlords in England and Wales, including news of licensing consultations and schemes and the NRLA's latest responses to these.

Landlords urged to respond to local licensing consultations

The NRLA is urging landlords to respond to local authority licensing consultations.

Regional News Victoria Barker 19/08/2020
Landlords urged to respond to local licensing consultations

Additional licensing scheme renewal given go ahead in Denbighshire

Denbighshire County Council recently approved plans to renew and expand an additional HMO licensing scheme in Rhyl, Prestatyn, Denbigh, and Llangollen.

Regional News Calum Davies 16/08/2020
Additional licensing scheme renewal given go ahead in Denbighshire

NRLA opposes plans to renew Harrow selective licensing scheme

The NRLA has responded to a consultation on plans to renew a selective licensing scheme in the London Borough of Harrow. The association has objected to the plans, calling for the consultation to be redone.

Regional News Victoria Barker 10/08/2020
NRLA opposes plans to renew Harrow selective licensing scheme

Liverpool landlords urged to have their say on fresh licensing plans

Landlords are being urged to make their views heard in a new consultation launched by Liverpool City Council on plans to introduce a selective licensing scheme covering more than 80% of privately rented properties in the city.

Regional News Victoria Barker 03/08/2020
Liverpool landlords urged to have their say on fresh licensing plans

Additional HMO licensing scheme to be renewed in Camden

Camden Council has announced an additional licensing scheme is to be renewed for another five years.

Regional News Victoria Barker 13/07/2020
Additional HMO licensing scheme to be renewed in Camden

Newcastle extends licensing scheme compliance deadline to October

Newcastle City Council has extended the deadline for landlords to comply with two licensing schemes introduce in April, for a second time.

Regional News Victoria Barker 25/06/2020
Newcastle extends licensing scheme compliance deadline to October

New HMO planning rules for landlords in Birmingham

Landlords in Birmingham who want to convert a property into a HMO will now have to apply for planning permission to do so. The new Article 4 direction came into force on Monday 8th June and the existing Article 4 Direction covering the areas of Selly Oak, Harborne and Edgbaston was also rovoked on this date.

Regional News Victoria Barker 09/06/2020
New HMO planning rules for landlords in Birmingham