Tag : unipol

Students Affected by Building Delays

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Property development company Pinnacle Student Developments have come under fire for failing to complete building work on time, meaning many students had to move in to alternative accommodation or live in half finished developments. Pinnacle began development of Asquith House and Austin Hall, two purpose built private halls of residence situated … Read More

Unipol-accredited Sugarhouse taken to tribunal

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Union has warned house hunters to be vigilant before signing for a property after a letting agency which caused ‘confusion’ was taken to a Unipol tribunal. It was found that Sugarhouse refused to provide tenants with a copy of their guarantor form and failed to allow them the standard … Read More

Landlords fined £8,000 for illegal rents

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Two student landlords have been fined £8,000 each this summer for letting properties illegally. Mohammed and Amaad Afzal failed to obtain Houses of Multiple Occupation licences for their student lets on Regent Terrace and Estcourt Avenue. Leeds City Council was alerted to the issue after tenants in one house complained … Read More

News | Unipol accredited landlords taken to tribunal

5 years ago / 0 comments

Three Unipol accredited landlords have been taken to a tribunal in the past year, LS can reveal. The offences included charging hidden fees and failure to provide tenancy documents. In February, Red Door Lets became the latest agency to be held to account. The agency, which describes itself as a … Read More

News | Red Door Lets taken to task at tribunal

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Red Door Lets has been forced to amend its tenancy agreement after a Unipol tribunal found the agency wrongly withheld tenants’ deposits. Third-year Geography student Christopher Hunter and his housemates were charged £192 for a House in Multiple Occupation fee that he and his housemates say was not referred to … Read More

Features | The Housing Guide

5 years ago / 0 comments

Here at LSi, we’ve compiled a housing guide to aid you in your search for student housing once fresh out of the comforts of halls. Whether it’s in Hyde Park, Headingley or Woodhouse, you’re going to have to pick a house somehow.    Who do you want to live with? … Read More