Tag : landlord

Is Your Deposit Protected?

3 years ago / 0 comments

New research from the Centre of Economics on behalf of money.co.uk has shown that 1 in 7 landlords do not protect their tenant’s deposits through a third party, despite government intervention to make it a legal requirement. It is estimated that £514 million worth of deposits are not protected, earning … Read More

Union launches Rate Your Landlord

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Union is hoping for thousands of responses to a new scheme asking students to review their landlord. Rate Your Landlord is open for all students in Leeds to give feedback on Halls of Residence and private landlords across the city. The survey gives a 1-5 scale for students to … Read More

News | Student landlord is sex offender

5 years ago / 0 comments

Five Leeds University students have been forced to move out of their accommodation after finding out their landlord was a registered sex offender without a license to rent the property. Businessman Gulam Bobat told the residents that he was their landlord, despite lacking a Housing in Multiple Occupancy (HMO) licence. … Read More

Students win case against Landlord

5 years ago / 0 comments

Five students have won a court case against their landlord, after he tried to claim a year’s worth of rent from them. The second year students won their own claim as well as their legal fees – a sum in excess of £8,000 – when they counter-sued Sukhvir Thethi after … Read More

Rogue landlord forced to pay up

6 years ago / 0 comments

                        2.11. 12 More than 100 students who had their deposits stolen by notorious landlord Tariq Zaman are finally being refunded. Zaman was ordered to pay nearly £40,000 in relation to various offenses, following a confiscation hearing under the … Read More