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    HMO landlord fined after council investigation

    A landlord has been ordered to pay £2,650 in fines and costs after failing to licence a House of Multiple Occupation (HMO), following a successful prosecution by Barnet Council.

    Last updated: 5 February, 2019

    Housing and Community

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    Sector-leading tech to beat rogue landlords in Barnet

    Barnet Council, in partnership with Re, will receive £93,000 to develop state-of-the-art, sector-leading technology to combat rogue landlords after a successful funding bid to the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government.

    Last updated: 31 January, 2019

    Housing and Community

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    Housing Committee agrees extra fire safety funding

    Barnet Council will set aside an additional £21.9million for fire safety improvements across the borough, bringing the total investment to £51.9m, under a proposal to be considered by its Housing Committee tonight (Monday 14 January).

    Last updated: 14 January, 2019

    Housing and Community

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    News and features Dreams of Tomorrow Art Competition

    Barnet’s multi-talented young people have showcased their creativity with a poetry, photography and art competition culminating in an awards ceremony at Finchley Youth Centre.

    Last updated: 6 December, 2018

    Children, young people and families

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    Victoria Lodge update

    Planning consent for six flats to be built on the site of the Victoria Lodge was refused by Barnet Council’s Planning Committee in September 2018. The Planning Inspectorate subsequently granted permission following an appeal by the applicant.

    Last updated: 26 November, 2018

    Planning, conservation and building control

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    Pair fined more than £20,000 for HMO breach

    A landlord and his managing agent have been ordered to pay more than £20,000 after failing to secure a House of Multiple Occupation (HMO) licence for their three-storey property.

    Last updated: 14 November, 2018

    Housing and Community

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    Submit your views on housing and homelessness

    A three-month consultation has been launched by Barnet Council to seek residents’ feedback on strategies to improve housing and tackle homelessness across the borough over the next five years.

    Last updated: 6 November, 2018

    Housing and Community

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    Council’s £2,500 gifts for National Empty Homes Week

    Barnet Council will offer the owners of vacant properties an extra £2,500 in grant funding for works to bring them back into use during National Empty Homes Week.

    Last updated: 16 October, 2018

    Housing and Community

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    Could you be a Hate Crime Reporting Champion?

    A series of community groups and organisations in Barnet have joined forces to call on volunteers to become Hate Crime Reporting Champions during National Hate Crime Awareness Week.

    Last updated: 15 October, 2018

    Housing and Community

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    Estate agent fined for flouting housing law

    A Hendon estate agent that ‘specialises in HMO housing’ has been ordered to pay £7,150 after failing to register a home as a House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO).

    Last updated: 14 September, 2018

    Housing and Community

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