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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Crawley HMO landlord fined

A Crawley landlord has been convicted of renting out a 'dangerous and overcrowded' House in Multiple Occupation by Worthing Magistrates’ Court.

Bushra Akhtar, failed to comply with an Improvement Notice served by Crawley Borough Council under the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation Regulations 2006.

Crawley Borough Council took action against Bushra Akhtar, of Medlar Close, Langley Green.

The  HMO property was found to be 'overcrowded', have a number of fire risks and in a very poor state of repair.

Despite a number of attempts by Crawley Borough Council to get the landlord to resolve the properties shortcomings,  Akhtar failed to satisfy their requirements.

Bushra Akhtar was fined £5,000 alongside costs of £2,460.

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