FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

08 June 2021

This FOI request is for the attention of the council’s private rented sector housing team who oversees enforcement in the private rented sector.

 

1.    The total number of Civil Penalties relating to housing offences served to private landlords per year for the following years:

2018/2019
2019/2020
2020/2021

2.    The average amount of income (£) levied in Civil Penalties relating to housing offences to private landlords per year for the following years:

2018/2019
2019/2020
2020/2021

3.     The number of Civil Penalties issued to private landlords in each year for each of the following offences:

a) Failure to comply with an Improvement Notice (section 30 of the Housing Act 2004) Offences in relation to licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (section 72 of the Housing Act 2004)
b) Offences in relation to licensing of houses under Part 3 of the Act (section 95 of the Housing Act 2004)
c) Offences of contravention of an overcrowding notice (section 139 of the Housing Act 2004)
d) Failure to comply with management regulations in respect of Houses in Multiple Occupation (section 234 of the Housing Act 2004)
e) Banning Orders under the Housing and Planning Act 2016

Please provide this information for 2018/2019, 2019/2020 and 2020/2021.

 

4.     What is the best contact email address to contact the private rented sector housing department to discuss matters relating to the PRS?



East Herts Council Response

08 June 2021

This FOI request is for the attention of the council’s private rented sector housing team who oversees enforcement in the private rented sector.

 

1.    The total number of Civil Penalties relating to housing offences served to private landlords per year for the following years:

2018/2019 Zero
2019/2020 Zero
2020/2021 Zero

2.    The average amount of income (£) levied in Civil Penalties relating to housing offences to private landlords per year for the following years:

2018/2019 Zero
2019/2020 Zero
2020/2021 Zero

3.     The number of Civil Penalties issued to private landlords in each year for each of the following offences:

a) Failure to comply with an Improvement Notice (section 30 of the Housing Act 2004) Offences in relation to licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (section 72 of the Housing Act 2004) Zero
b) Offences in relation to licensing of houses under Part 3 of the Act (section 95 of the Housing Act 2004) Zero
c) Offences of contravention of an overcrowding notice (section 139 of the Housing Act 2004) Zero
d) Failure to comply with management regulations in respect of Houses in Multiple Occupation (section 234 of the Housing Act 2004) Zero
e) Banning Orders under the Housing and Planning Act 2016 Zero

Please provide this information for 2018/2019, 2019/2020 and 2020/2021.  Zero for all years

4.     What is the best contact email address to contact the private rented sector housing department to discuss matters relating to the PRS?

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