Landlord who ‘forced’ tenants to live in fire trip property fined

A landlord who took advantage of a tenant by 'forcing' them to live in a nightmare property which had electrical faults, no fire alarms and insecure windows has been fined.

Susan Elizabeth Jubb will have to put right a catalogue of issues at the house before she can allow anyone to live there - and will also have to pay fines and costs totalling almost £6,500.

An improvement notice had already been handed to the landlord for the property in August 2016 after serious safety concerns had been raised by housing officers from the council’s Environmental Health Team.

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