View of Newham street
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Rogue landlords targeted by new scheme in Newham

Newham Council in east London is becoming the first local authority in England to introduce a compulsory system of landlord registration.

Owners of privately-rented homes now have to declare criminal convictions and meet health and safety standards - or face a fine of up to £20,000.

Mike Sergeant reports.

  • 01 Jan
  • From the section UK