Diane Bialek- Director, NGalloway, in Netherfield talking about Social Cohesion and Selective Licensing
At a packed Q & A workshop at the St Georges Centre in Netherfield Diane Bialek, Director of NGalloway presented to landlords, practical solutions to managing antisocial behaviour and rent arrears in the context of Selective Licensing.
Samuel Palmer CEnvH, CMgr Food, Health and Housing Manager,Gedling Borough Council presented an update to the application process for selective licensing in Netherfield which comes into effect on 1st October 2018. There is a grace period unto 1st November 2018.
Cllr David Ellis supported the event and was on hand to take questions.
“This is a very important consultation and could make a really important difference to this community,” said Cllr David Ellis, who represents the Ernehale ward.
“Residents have a right to live in properties that are fit for purpose. Asking landlords to meet our standards acts as a way of improving housing conditions and property management and also it can have a longer term effect of reducing anti-social behaviour and crime which can be linked to areas with deprivation and poor living conditions,” he added.