Rogue landlord hit with fine of more than £100,000 for breaking safety regulations
A rogue landlord worth more than £10m has been hit with a fine of over £100,000 for breaking management regulations and putting tenants’s safety at risk.
Beckhall Properties has been ordered to pay the hefty bill after flouting safety laws at five Whalley Range flats.
Council inspectors discovered a catalogue of breaches of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) legislation at the Clarendon Road properties.
Dodgy fire alarms and fire doors; unmaintained fire extinguishers; disconnected smoke and heat detectors; a dangerous staircase; damp; leaking ceilings; overgrown land; and carelessly... read more