Tag: tenants

Beeston landlord fined for failing to ensure tenants’ safety

A rogue landlord has been fined for failing to correctly licence and maintain a property on Cemetery Road in Beeston – and is now nearly £8,000 out of pocket. Earlier this year the council undertook visits to potentially unlicensed houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) on Cemetery Road, Beeston. One of

Bookmarked: Cottingley residents discuss estate issues

Residents living on the Cottingley Hall estate in south Leeds recently debated a wide range of issues at a public meeting. Members of the Cottingley TRAC group heard updates on how Cottingley Primary Academy was progressing, plans for a new neighbourhood watch scheme, bin collections on the estate and work

Belle Isle’s old library hosts BITMO AGM

  BITMO (Belle Isle Tenant Management Organisation) has recently taken the old Belle Isle library and turned it into a community facility. Last Thursday, 26 September, was its first booking as it hosted the organisation’s Annual General Meeting. The guest speaker was Pat McGeever, Chief Executive at local charity Health

Leeds Fed Housing To Invest £2m Improving Lives And Communities

  Leeds Federated Housing Association, the social landlord with a thousand properties in South Leeds, has launched a new team to drive forward its investment in communities. The new Social Investment Team, headed up by Karen Hayward, will coordinate projects that provide added value to Leeds Fed’s neighbourhoods. This could

Council housing management to be brought in-house

A report is due to go to the council’s executive board in June recommending that Aire Valley Homes be wound up and that council housing returns to being managed directly by the council. As previously reported on South Leeds Life, the Council has been consulting tenants and others about changes

Leeds Federated Housing offer money advice to tenants

A social landlord with 1,000 homes in South Leeds is offering its tenants help with managing their money. Leeds Federated Housing Association is urging its residents to be cash-smart in 2013 by taking advantage of free financial support. The association has a range of services available including a dedicated Financial