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Condensation – Educating Tenants about the affects of Condensation

September 6, 2017

Condensation – Educating Tenants about the affects of Condensation What LANI members are suggesting about combatting Condensation At a meeting in the spring of 2015 we ran a Condensation Workshop for members – Drawing from the expertise and experiences of the members to help each other deal with this ever growing problem.  We had drawn…

Be Careful of Fraudulent Guarantor Documents

June 19, 2017

Be Careful of Fraudulent Guarantor Documents It is quite common in N Ireland for a landlord or letting agent to request the tenant to provide a guarantor who must be a home owner in the UK. Most landlords request the Guarantor to sign an agreement to cover the rent not paid or any damage that…

New Videos – How to Make Blinds Safe (April 2017)

April 11, 2017

New Videos Demonstrate How to Make Blinds Safe (April 2017) The British Blind and Shutter Association recently produced these. Several new short video clips have been produced showing how to make blinds safe by fitting the appropriate safety aids. The videos have been produced by the British Blind and Shutter Association (BBSA) and can e…

Belfast Roof Tops

Bedroom tax

March 30, 2017

Bedroom tax With the change to Housing Benefit having taken effect in Northern Ireland from 20 February 2017 some landlords have been concerned about how they may be affected by the “Bed Room tax”. However, the bedroom tax does not apply to tenants renting in the Private Rented Sector.…

How to deal with Anti Social Behavoiur – A practical course for Landlords

March 9, 2017

How to deal with Anti Social Behavoiur A Practical Guide for Landlords A course available for landlords providing a practical guide on how to deal with Antisocial Behaviour will be held next Tuesday 14th March Carnmoney House Edgewater Office Park Dargan Road Belfast BT3 9JQ This is a free event but you do need to…

Immigration Act 2016 – Update

November 3, 2016

Immigration Act 2016 – Update The Home Secretary announced on 4 October that provisions in the 2016 Immigration Act relevant to the private rented sector will be brought into force across England. Today, we can announce that, as of 1 December 2016, these two further measures will come into force. They will: Make it easier…

Welfare Reform – NI Benefit Cap Mitigation Presentation available

September 20, 2016

Welfare Reform – NI Benefit Cap Mitigation Department of Communties attended our most recent General meeting to provide information and an update for members on the progress of Welfare Reform and how the Benefit Cap will affect Landlords. They provided a presentation regarding this for those present,  Basically 200 households have been affected by the…