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More than 177,000 landlords will need licences for their buy-top-let properties under a new scheme which expands on 1 October. And failure to comply with the tough new rules could result in fines of up to £20,000.
A new additional property licensing scheme has been introduced this week for landlords operating in the London borough of Barnet in north London following a decision by the council’s housing committee earlier this year to raise yet more money at the expense of landlords.
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