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Children are people too. Who knew?

The High Court has confirmed that children under the age of 18 are ‘residents’ for planning purposes when calculating the total number of residents in a Class C4 HMO. Paramaguru v London Borough of Ealing In the case of Paramaguru v … Continue reading

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Planning for a fee hike!

Article 4 Directions have long been the scourge of landlords who offer property to rent both to single households and small groups of sharers. Since 2010 in England (and much more recently in Wales) the introduction of the C4 Planning … Continue reading

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Housing minister to ban small bedrooms

Over two years since the Government first consulted on the issue, Housing Minister Alok Sharma has now announced that the scope of mandatory HMO licensing will soon be extended. Following a technical discussion paper in November 2015, and a full consultation in October 2016, … Continue reading

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