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Author: Kat Black

Kat Black

Landlord Living in Social Housing Fined for Owning an Investment Property

Wallet with money representing landlord being fined

Social housing is in short supply, which is why the buy to let sector has grown so large in the last 20 years. Most landlords buy a second home with a view to generating an income; they don’t usually rent one property while letting out another. However, one landlord decided to apply for a council house, even though he was in the process of buying an investment property with a family member. He didn’t declare his property interests and the council were none the wiser. Fast-forward 13 years and this landlord’s chickens came home to roost.

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