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Landlords encouraged to share views in local licensing consultations

Victoria Barker
Written by Victoria Barker

Landlords and letting agents are being encouraged to have their say in licensing consultations which are currently being run by several local councils.

The RLA aims to respond to all local authority licensing consultations. Please see below for a list of current ongoing licensing consultations. Click here to have a read of the RLA’s previous responses to local authority licensing consultations here.

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council are currently running a consultation on plans to introduce a selective licensing scheme in parts of the Melcombe Regis ward. To find out more about this and have your say, head over to the council’s website. This consultation closes on 12th April 2019.

Waltham Forest Borough Council-closes 29th April 2019

The Council is consulting about proposals to designate the borough, or a large part of it, as subject to two licensing schemes, under Parts 2 and 3 of the Housing Act 2004, with effect from 1st April 2020. The consultation closes on 29th April 2019 and you can have your say here.

Leicester Council – closes 5th May 2019

Leicester City Council is considering the introduction of Selective Licensing to areas of the city where there are high levels of private rented accommodation. These include parts of Braunstone Park and Rowley Fields, Castle, Fosse, Saffron, Stoneygate and Westcotes. The council is seeking the views of residents to help build a development case for selective licensing. To read more about this and have your say, check this out.

Salford City Council closes 8th May

Salford City Council is proposing to designate a Selective Licensing scheme in the Langworthy, Weaste and Seedley area of Salford.  Have your say here.

Liverpool City Council -closes 26th May

Liverpool City Council is currently consulting on plans to extend its city-wide licensing scheme. To have your say and find out more about meetings that the Council are running on the plans, click here.

About the author

Victoria Barker

Victoria Barker

Victoria is the Communications Officer for the RLA.

She is responsible for producing articles for our Campaigns and News Centre, the weekly E-News newsletter and media review, and creating social media content. She also contributes to our members magazine, Residential Property Investor.

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