Should landlords have the right to refuse DSS tenants?10:43 AM, 20th May 2019
About 4 weeks ago 124
Selective Licensing consultations have resulted in the idea being knocked on the head a few times. However, this has only happened when the Councils have received an overwhelming negative response.
In the vast majority of cases, the schemes have been introduced because only a handful of landlords have fought back.
Apathy costs money!
My advice on fighting Selective Licensing is that you spend as much time getting more landlords to help you to fight the Council as you spend actually fighting the Council.
You cannot win this battle on your own, you need to recruit an Army.
Take inspiration from what landlords in Bournemouth recently achieved – see link below.
Also see the article about a recent win in regards to Selective Licencing at the Court of Appeal
Other wins for landlords in regards to stopping Selective Licencing in its tracks have occurred in:-
Telford & Wrekin >>> https://www.property118.com/consultation-feedback-halts-selective-licensing/
and Milton Keynes >>> https://www.property118.com/milton-keynes-abandon-selective-licensing/
If a Selective Licensing consultation pops up in your area I wish you all the very best of luck fighting it.
Meanwhile, please help promote my petition to Theresa May – link below.
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