iHowz Campaigns

Letter to Housing Ombudsman Service

We were alarmed to see Richard Blakeway, of the Housing Ombudsman Service state on BBC news that he believed that 1 in 10 houses in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) suffered from mould. He was commenting on the tragic death of a 2 year old boy, who died after...

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Levelling up the Private Rented Sector

The Government recently published a paper on Levelling Up, it can be seen here.  Note our comments on this paper In it they have made reference to a separate White Paper on the PRS, to be published sometime this year.  This follows a report by the National Audit...

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Ealing Licensing

On Monday 16 August,  iHowz hosted a meeting for landlords who rent properties in the London Borough of Ealing to explain selective and additional licencing and seek landlords' views to the council's proposed new licencing schemes. The meeting was arranged following...

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Brighton Licensing

Brighton Licensing Scheme overturned iHowz have been in dispute with Brighton & Hove City Council (BHCC) regarding their proposed Selective Licensing scheme.  See a YouTube video here and another one here As part of the process, BHCC had to apply to the Secretary...

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Southampton Licensing

In 2012, Southampton City Council (SCC) decided to bring in Additional Licensing in four of its wards - Bargate, Bevois, Portswood and Swaythling. After initial discussion with SCC, The Southern Landlords Association (SLA) (the pre-runner to iHowz - see our history...

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Thanet Licensing

Thanet declares an end to Licensing Thanet District Council were one of the first in the country to introduce a Selective Licensing Scheme to a large part of the borough. The initial proposal can be seen here. The Southern Landlords Association (SLA) (the pre-runner...

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BEIS minister, Grant Shapps announced £1bn boost for ECO scheme to insulate homes, from April 2023
Landlord association, iHowz, question why it has taken so long, to offer so little, so late, given we are still waiting for the new standards
#iHowz, #GrantShapps, #BEIS, #MEES

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