New licensing discounts for regulated landlords

Liverpool landlords could receive 50% discounts on the city’s licensing scheme fees after the council reached an agreement with industry regulators.The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA), the National Approved Letting Scheme (NALS) and the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) which represent agents and landlords have joined forces with Liverpool ... Read More...

Council reports ‘good’ response to landlord licensing despite industry concerns

Liverpool City Council says its landlord licensing scheme has received a “very good response” in its first six months, despite ongoing concerns from letting agents.The local authority’s  initiative came into effect on 1 April this year, making it mandatory for property owners to apply for a licence for every Liverpool ... Read More...

Landlord licensing: The debate

From 1 April 2015 all privately rented properties in Liverpool will be required to have a license. The controversial landlord licensing scheme was given the go-ahead by Liverpool City Council in October, prompting criticism from a number of the city’s landlords and letting agents.Initial proposals price the licenses at ... Read More...