SEFTON LICENSING

On 7th September 2017 Sefton Council passed a resolution to introduce selective and additional licensing with effect from 1st March 2018. Members with properties in Sefton should therefore ensure that they comply with all licensing regulations which apply to their properties. … [Read more...]

DEBT RECOVERY PROTOCOL

Members should be aware that with effect from 1st October 2017 it is no longer a simple matter to begin a money claim in the county court against a tenant or former tenant for outstanding rent or other debts.  Under the protocol, the debtor can now delay matters for up to seventy four days.  Members who are considering taking court action after this date should take proper advice. … [Read more...]

ACCOMMODATION SOUGHT

We have received a request from Riverside Housing to invite members to consider giving accommodation under the Merseyside Accommodation Resettlement Service (MARS) Scheme.  This aims to re-house low risk ex offenders who find difficulty in securing accommodation.  If you are willing to participate please contact Sarah Moreton on 0151 295 6661. … [Read more...]

MEMBERS MEETING

MEMBERS MEETING  Thursday 26th October 2017 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm The Casa,  29 Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BQ ********** SPEAKERS Bill Irvine - Universal Credit Tom Silcock - The PRS Going Forwards Andrew Goodacre - Updates and Activities RLA Tony McVey - Letting Rules and Requirements followed by Q & A ********************** Tea & coffee available 6.00 to 6.30pm PLEASE NOTE THE MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 6.30 PM … [Read more...]

THE WEEK THE LANDLORDS MOVED IN

The BBC have contacted us regarding the above programme which no doubt many members will have seen.  They are seeking volunteers to appear in future broadcasts of the programme and are ideally looking for successful landlords with larger portfolios.  Any member who is interested in taking part is invited to email the association for further details. … [Read more...]

Association Change of Contact Details

Please note the new address and phone number for the Association when phoning for information or advice, please contact our new co-chairman Mr Louis Anastasiou on that number.     … [Read more...]

NEXT MEMBERS MEETING

MEMBERS MEETING  Wednesday 29th March 2017 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm Quaker Meeting House 22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT ********** Parking is available nearby Tea & coffee available 6.00 to 6.30pm PLEASE NOTE THE MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 6.30 PM … [Read more...]

LIABILITY FOR PAYMENT OF COUNCIL TAX

Members should be aware of recent Court of Appeal decision in the case of Leeds v Broadley (2016). The judgement in this case was that a landlord is not liable for payment of council tax in circumstances were the tenant has vacated the property without giving notice and the landlord has not retaken possession.  In order for this to apply, the tenancy must either be within the period of the written agreement, or, where it continues as a contractual periodic tenancy.  A suitable clause must … [Read more...]

AMENDED SECTION 8 NOTICE

Members should note that with effect from 1st December 2016 there is a new form of Section 8 notice.  This form must be used for all assured or assured shorthold tenancies with effect from that date. … [Read more...]

NEXT MEMBERS MEETING

MEMBERS MEETING  Thursday 6th October 2016 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm Quaker Meeting House 22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT ********** Parking is available nearby Tea & coffee available 6.00 to 6.30pm PLEASE NOTE THE MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 6.30 PM … [Read more...]