Rogue Landlord hits press again

In recent months the press have been aghast at the activities of millionaire rogue landlord Bernard McGowan who despite being convicted of various housing-related offences, continues to be paid housing benefit to the tune of £500,000.

Anyone of housing-related-of sense asks “Why”?

Why indeed. The trouble is, despite being guilty of all manner of nonsense, the nonsense in question does not actually bar him from receiving the benefit because the legislation is different. This is so often the case.

 

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