FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

24 January 2022


Since 6th April 2017, how many convictions was the council aware of (in relation to its housing area) to which Chapter 4 (Rent Repayment Orders) of The Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HaPA) applied? These convictions should include any Civil Penalty Notice (CPN) issued by the council.


Of the convictions the council was aware of in answer to Q1, how many did the council consider for a Rent Repayment Order application by the council?


Of the convictions the council was aware of in answer to Q1, for how many did the council make a Rent Repayment Order application?


Does the council have a process for making the decision referred to in Q2], and if so, what is that process?

East Herts Council Response

25 January 2022

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

The council owns no housing stock and thus collects no rent so there have been no Rent repayment orders


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Information Commissioners Office
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Telephone 0303 123 1113


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