Landlords encouraged to speak up about licensing
Landlords are being encouraged to have their say in licensing consultations which are currently being run by several local councils.
The Residential Landlords Association aims to respond to all local authority licensing consultations, and has collated a list of current schemes.
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council are currently running a consultation on plans to introduce a selective licensing scheme in parts of the Melcombe Regis ward.
Waltham Forest Borough Council
The Council is consulting about proposals to designate the borough, or a large part of it, as subject to two licensing schemes, under Parts 2 and 3 of the Housing Act 2004, with effect from 1st April 2020.
Leicester City Council is considering the introduction of Selective Licensing to areas of the city where there are high levels of private rented accommodation. These include parts of Braunstone Park and Rowley Fields, Castle, Fosse, Saffron, Stoneygate and Westcotes. The council is seeking the views of residents to help build a development case for selective licensing.
Salford City Council
Salford City Council is proposing to designate a Selective Licensing scheme in the Langworthy, Weaste and Seedley area of Salford.
Liverpool City Council
Liverpool City Council is currently consulting on plans to extend its city-wide licensing scheme.