Double standards and unfairness is plain for all to see in the enforcement of tenancy clauses at Rowntree Avenue compared to Piccadilly.

A householder is ordered to remove benign paving and fencing that are hidden away and doing no harm in a suburban location (“Myra ordered to remove patio that smartens area”, The Press October 16).

But Spark:York breaches its contract with intrusive alien features in the sensitive historic core and no action is taken under tenancy rules.

None of this has anything to do with planning policies or legislation. It is all about the council as landlord being selective and inconsistent in its dealings with tenants.

One is made to comply. The other is not.

Matthew Laverack,

Lord Mayors Walk, York