Evidence at Leeds Town Hall for Private Rented Sector inquiry

09 May 2013

Private rented sector - Oral evidence session


Monday 13 May 2013, The Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall

1.45 pm

  • Ruth Abbott, Housing Standards and Adaptations Manager, City of York Council
  • David Shepherd, Assistant Director, Housing, Employment and Skills, Bradford Metropolitan District Council
  • John Statham, Head of Housing Partnerships, Leeds City Council


  • Irfan Ahmed, Director, East Midlands Property Owners
  • Liam Burns, President, National Union of Students
  • Dr Richard Tyler, President, National HMO Lobby

The session is the seventh evidence session of the inquiry examining private rented sector housing, particularly the quality of housing in the sector, rent levels, tenure and the regulation of landlords, letting agents and houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). This session will focus on the role of local authorities in the private rented sector, tenant-landlord relations and HMOs.

The session will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. It is being held in the Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall. Please go the reception for admission: Leeds Town Hall, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AD

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