News from Nottingham and the surrounding area.
At Nottingham Magistrates Court on 12 November, two Nottingham landlords, Mr. Irfan Tariq and Mrs. Sajadah Tariq were found guilty in their absence of multiple breaches of safety standards and lack of licensing after their NTU final year building survey students complained about the property.
On Wednesday, 11 November 2015 Nadeem Hussain of Struan Road, Sheffield was fined £16,000 after pleading guilty to five offences which breached the Housing Act 2004 and management regulations relating to three HMOs in Nottingham. Magistrates advised Mr. Hussain, who had been prosecuted in 2011 and 2012 for failing to licence properties, that if he could not pay the fine, he should sell his house in London.
Company Director Sam Goldman, of Goldman Estates (UK) Ltd., Lenton Boulevard has been fined £12,620 after pleading guilty to offences relating to an HMO on Mansfield Road.
On 15 January 2018, Nottingham City Council posted news that the proposal to introduce a new licensing scheme for privately rented homes in Nottingham has been formally submitted to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.
On Thursday, 3 September 2015, Robert Singh, director of Nottingham Student Lettings, admitted flouting fire regulations and putting students' lives at risk. He is due to appear in court again on 20 November 2015