FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

05 August 2021

This FOI is for the attention of the private rented sector housing team that deals with enforcement in the private rented sector.

General Enforcement in the PRS

The following questions are related to enforcement activities against the private rented sector (PRS) in the local authority.

Please provide the answer to each question for 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21.

1.       The number of complaints received per year by tenants relating to private rented sector housing.

2.       The number of complaints received per year by tenants relating to social housing

3.       The number of Housing, Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) inspections carried out per year

4.       The total number of formal enforcement notices served: Hazard Awareness Notices served on private rented sector (PRS) properties.

5.       How many improvement notices have been served in relation to Category 1 and/or Category 2 hazards on PRS properties. If possible, please list the total number of Improvement Notices served exclusively because of category 1 hazards.

6.       The total number of formal enforcement notices served: Overcrowding Notice (Housing Act 2004 Part 2) on properties in the PRS.

7.       The total number of formal enforcement notices served: Prohibition Orders served on PRS properties

8.       The total number of formal enforcement notices served: Emergency Remedial Action on PRS properties

9.       The total number of prosecutions (excluding Civil Penalties) commenced on the above formal notices for each year.



East Herts Council Response

02 September 2021

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

General Enforcement in the PRS    The following questions are related to enforcement activities against the private rented sector (PRS) in the local authority.    Please provide the answer to each question for 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21. 2018/192019/202020/211.       The number of complaints received per year by tenants relating to private rented sector housing. 5347532.       The number of complaints received per year by tenants relating to social housing 6671583.       The number of Housing, Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) inspections carried out per year 4648344.       The total number of formal enforcement notices served: Hazard Awareness Notices served on private rented sector (PRS) properties. 0005.       How many improvement notices have been served in relation to Category 1 and/or Category 2 hazards on PRS properties. If possible, please list the total number of Improvement Notices served exclusively because of category 1 hazards. 0016.       The total number of formal enforcement notices served: Overcrowding Notice (Housing Act 2004 Part 2) on properties in the PRS. 0007.       The total number of formal enforcement notices served: Prohibition Orders served on PRS properties 0018.       The total number of formal enforcement notices served: Emergency Remedial Action on PRS properties 0009.       The total number of prosecutions (excluding Civil Penalties) commenced on the above formal notices for each year. 000

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Customer

02 September 2021

Hello, I am currently on leave and will not be back in the office until Monday 13th September. I will have limited access to my emails during this time.

If your enquiry relates to a urgent policy matter, please contact my policy manager James Wood at [email protected]*****

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