Landlord prosecuted for fire safety failings at tenant’s property | North Hertfordshire District Council

On Friday 3 August at Stevenage Magistrates Court, Mr Lawrence Connors of Hitchin Road, Arlesey pleaded guilty to failing to comply with fire safety regulations in a rented property. North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) brought the prosecution under the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006. On 6 November 2017 a fire occurred at 54 Chiltern View, Letchworth – a property which was rented to several tenants by Mr Connors. The incident had the potential to cause serious harm but nobody was injured.

Source: North Hertfordshire District Council: Landlord prosecuted for fire safety failings at tenant’s property | North Hertfordshire District Council

Landlord fined £37,111 for multiple housing regulation breaches. Birmingham City Council

Landlord fined £37,111 for multiple housing regulation breaches – On Thursday 30 August at Birmingham Magistrates Court, David Greene, 63, of 463 Brooke Lane, Billesley, has been prosecuted for numerous breaches of the House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Management Regulations including those designed to protect tenants in the event of a fire.

Source: Birmingham City Council: Landlord fined £37,111 for multiple housing regulation breaches | Birmingham City Council