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Housing

Row of houses advertising the Selective Licensing consultation
Have your say: Proposal to improve homes and communities in...
8 February 2024

A scheme designed to improve housing standards and protect Scunthorpe communities from rogue landlords and anti-social tenants has been proposed.…

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Equipment seized from noisy neighbours
8 September 2023

Council officers, working alongside Humberside Police, have seized equipment from a Scunthorpe house after neighbours complained about loud music. The…

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Five-year housing vision announced
11 August 2023

An ambitious plan to transform housing across North Lincolnshire, delivering hundreds of new homes for older people and those with…

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Council to seek views on new powers to tackle rogue landlords
31 July 2023

North Lincolnshire Council is to consult on a new licensing scheme that aims to tackle rogue landlords in parts of…

Representatives collected Energy Efficiency Awards
Project keeping hundreds of homes warm in North Lincolnshire...
7 April 2022

An energy-efficiency project that has kept more than 160 households in North Lincolnshire warm this winter has been recognised nationally.…

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Fall in rough sleepers thanks to targeted support
5 April 2022

The number of people sleeping rough in North Lincolnshire has been halved thanks to targeted work helping people get off…

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Second fine for rogue landlord
14 March 2022

A Scunthorpe landlord has received fines totalling £5259.75 after council officers found nine different safety violations at a single property.…

Parklands mobile home (cladding) - Cllr Waltham, Josh Walshe, Mr Morwood, MP Andrew Percy
Dozens more families to benefit from home energy efficiency...
11 February 2022

An energy efficiency scheme already keeping more than 150 homes warmer this winter will be rolled out to even more…

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Landlord fined over dangerous properties
24 January 2022

A Scunthorpe landlord has been fined £3,607 over properties that were so dangerous tenants’ lives were at risk. North Lincolnshire…

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New scheme to launch for landlords as council cracks down on...
20 January 2022

Renters across North Lincolnshire are to be protected further with the launch of a new “scores on the doors” style…

Mobile homes and camping site in the UK (Yorkshire)
New measures to protect residents at mobile home sites
7 September 2021

Owners and licence holders of mobile home sites must apply to North Lincolnshire Council to be added to a new…

Design image of Myos House - courtyard leading to multiple apartments.
New dementia friendly apartments being snapped up well before...
15 July 2021

New two-bed apartments for rent giving people with dementia and their carers the chance to live independent lives are being…

Boarded up homes
Plans considered in bid to encourage landlords to get properties...
23 June 2021

Landlords across North Lincolnshire are being urged to get their properties back on the market or face inevitable council tax…

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Scunthorpe landlord fined £4,000 for safety violations
23 June 2021

A Scunthorpe landlord has been hit with a fine of more than £4,200 for failing to keep tenants safe in…

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Lincolnshire councils highlight funding for Government’s...
26 October 2020

Councils from across Greater Lincolnshire have joined forces to help people cut their home energy costs. Launched in June, the…