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Southend landlords tackle troublesome tenants
6:08pm Monday 23rd July 2012 in News
SOUTHEND council has announced its plans to tackle anti-social tenants with the help of lanlords.
The council recently stopped short of implementing a selective licensing scheme, which could have seen landlords pay up to £600 a year to let out each of their properties, in favour of a self-regulated system.
It will now work with the newly formed South East Alliance of Agents and Landlords (SEAL) and other local agencies, including the police, to “achieve similar objectives”.
Jacqui Lansley, Southend Council’s head of community strategy and development, Independent group leader Martin Terry and a residents’ representative will sit on the SEAL board.
The group’s first public meeting will be held at the Civic Centre in Victoria Avenue on Thursday, August 9.
For further details contact Tony Prior on 01702-715111