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Pictures reveal state of unsafe house which resulted in £6k fine for Willesden Green rogue landlord

The landlord was slapped with a huge fine after the house had faulty wiring and broken smoke alarms

The Buxton Road property's poor conditions led to a £6000 fine for the landlord

A private landlord has been heavily fined after his Willesden Green property had broken smoke alarms and faulty wiring in the house.

Monojor Ali of Cairnfield Avenue, was fined a £6,000 when the house's condition was discovered by Brent Housing Inspectors.

He was also ordered to pay £1,380 and £170 for licences breaches for the "poor and potentially dangerous housing conditions".

The property was seen to be 'potentially dangerous'

Mr Ali was given the opportunity to change the conditions but did not take any action.

Councillor Harbi Farah, Brent Council cabinet member for housing, said: "Every resident in Brent deserves a home that is safe, secure and fit for purpose and landlords that don't provide a good standard of accommodation will be prosecuted.

"This prosecution is one of more than fifty already made this year and sends a clear message that the council is taking a zero-tolerance approach to rogue landlords."

The Willesden Magistrates Court case comes after a string of landlords were fined by the council for poorly kept Brent properties.

Residents living in misery were pleased after inspectors closed down a crack den in Stonebridge mid-November after hearing brawls and "smelling horrible odours".

Only a month before that, another landlord in the borough who earned £2,500 from his property in Willesden was fined.

Faulty wiring littered the corridors of the west London house

The six tenants who lived in the four-bed property approached Brent Council to complain about the poor living conditions, which included no hot water or central heating, rotten and damp fittings and very few basic fire safety principles.

Renters in Brent were identified during the People's Question Time event with Sadiq Khan as "living with some of London's worst conditions" , with tenants waiting longest for repairs and experiencing issues with dampness in homes.

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