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.

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

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