Sunday, 20 June 2010

Government re-think on draconian shared housing rules welcomed by NLA

Following a campaign by the National Landlords Association (NLA), the Government has today announced it will be looking to end blanket shared housing planning regulations in favour of a more targeted approach.

Local authorities will need to tailor recent shared housing planning rule changes to areas where high concentrations of shared housing are causing problems.

Today’s Government announcement of a consultation is designed to ensure new rules work effectively for local people without placing an unnecessary burden on landlords and local planning authorities. The current need for landlords to apply for planning permission for their shared rental properties continues to cause major confusion across the UK.

See The National Landlords Association Press Release in full Here

jml Property Services are members of the NLA - National Landlords Association

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