landlords responsibilities


Tenants exposed to asbestos at Bolton mill

A landlord and a letting agents have been prosecuted for failing to protect tenants from the risk of asbestos exposure at a mill in Bolton. Read More

Landlord’s gas-boiler neglect put family in danger

A landlord has received a suspended prison sentence after a family suffered carbon-monoxide poisoning at a flat in Lewisham, South London. Read More

Landlord put profit before safety

A landlord has been given a six-month suspended prison sentence for allowing a tenant to live without hot water or heating for two years. Read More

Landlords: avoid personal injury damages

Recent high-profile cases in Scotland in which landlords in the social and private rental sectors were sued for personal-injury damages demonstrate the need to keep up to date with best practice in the area, says James Barrowman. Read More

Landlord jailed over near-fatal bedsit blaze

A Suffolk landlord has been jailed for 20 months after a tenant was practically baked alive in a fire at one of his properties in Norwich. Read More

Poorly planned renovations left workers exposed to asbestos

A commercial property landlord allowed construction workers to be exposed to asbestos during the refurbishment of an industrial unit in Bristol. Read More

Court-skipping landlord finally convicted

A landlord has been fined and told he could face a possible prison sentence following multiple breaches of gas safety regulations. Read More

Landlord fined after tenant killed by faulty gas fire

A landlord has been fined £40,000 after one of his tenants died from carbon monoxide poisoning, which was caused by a faulty gas fire. Read More

Lax attitude to gas safety costs landlord GBP 25,000

A Great Yarmouth landlord was fined a total of £24,840 after he failed to check gas appliances and obtain gas safety certificates in 12 flats he owned in the town. Read More



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