Selective license update

Story: Douglas Johnson & Carrie Hedderwick

Sheffield City Council has released figures about its selective licensing scheme in Page Hall.

Any landlord now has to apply for a licence to let houses in a defined area. A license costs £750 and is required for each of the 350 rented houses in the area.

The council has now received 255 applications and approved 225. It has had 85 requests for exemption and has approved 51.

The council is bringing prosecutions in 15 cases.

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