Here is a list of enforcement action taken by the council for failure to licence properties and breaches of housing legislation, including landlord and tenant law. This covers CPNs and prosecutions, but we will update on our alternative enforcement action soon.

CPN

Date: 01/12/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £2,217.73

 

Prosecution

Date: 04/12/2020
Offence: Two offences of failure to licence properties under Section 95(1) of the Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £3,928.44

 

Prosecution

Date: 14/12/2020
Offence: Breach of Regulations 3, 4, 5 and 7 of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006

Financial Penalty: £1,025.42

Rent Repayment Order (RRO)

Date: 5/11/2020
Offence: Rent Repayment Order issued for Housing Benefit payments made during offence period for failure to licences under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £8,592.98

CPN

Date: 08/09/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £5,073.22

Prosecution

Date: 30/07/2020
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Additional) under Section 72(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £1,250 plus £314.23 costs

CPN

Date: 09/06/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £6,243.59

CPN

Date: 20/05/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £7,960.73

 

CPN

Date: 20/05/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £7,992.69

CPN

Date: 6/03/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £2,744.75

 

CPN

Date: 11/03/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £1,438.38

 

CPN

Date: 11/03/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £7,175.41

 

CPN

Date: 13/03/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £3,211.09

Prosecution

Date: 5/02/2020
Offence: Three offences of failure to licence properties under the Selective Licensing scheme under Section 95(1) of the Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £3,000 plus costs

 

CPN

Date: 6/02/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £1,576.57

 

CPN

Date: 7/02/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £4,144.48

 

CPN

Date: 7/02/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £3,830.68

 

CPN

Date: 11/02/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £1,534.10

 

CPN

Date: 11/02/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £3,876.89

 

CPN

Date: 27/02/2020
Offence: Breach of Regulation 7 of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006

Financial Penalty: £7,500

CPN

Date: 16/01/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £7,746.41

 

CPN

Date: 23/01/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £5,903.24

 

CPN

Date: 23/01/2020
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £2,172.43

Prosecution

Date: 19/11/2019
Offence: One offence of failure to licence a (Mandatory) HMO under Section 72(1) of the Housing Act 2004

Two offences of failure to licence an (Additional) HMO under Section 72(1) of the Housing Act 2004

Seven offences of failure to licence properties under the Selective Licensing scheme under Section 95(1) of the Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £7,000 plus costs

 

CPN

Date: 21/11/2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Mandatory) under Section 72(1) of the Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £4,748

 

Prosecution

Date: 22/11/2019
Offence: Six offences of failure to licence properties under the Selective Licensing scheme under Section 95(1) of the Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £6,480 plus costs

CPN

Date: 2/10/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £3,423.32

 

CPN

Date: 2/10/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £2,330.72

 

CPN

Date: 3/10/2019
Offence: Breach of Regulation 9 of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006

Financial Penalty: £3,675

 

CPN

Date: 3/10/2019
Offence: Breach of Regulation 8 of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006 

Financial Penalty: £3,575

 

CPN

Date: 3/10/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £2,709

 

CPN

Date: 7/10/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £2,910

 

Prosecution

Date: 17/10/2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Mandatory) under Section 72(1) of the Housing Act 2004

Two offences of failure to licence a HMO (Additional) under Section 72(1) of the Housing Act 2004

Nine offences of failure to licence properties under the Selective Licensing scheme under Section 95(1) of the Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £24,000 in total plus costs

 

CPN

Date: 24/10/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £2,484.99

CPN

Date: 4/9/2019
Offence: Failure to comply with Improvement notice under Section 30(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £4,500

 

Prosecution

Date: 9/9/2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Mandatory) under Section 72(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £6,000 plus £1,753.18 in costs

 

CPN

Date: 12/9/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £1,224.26

 

CPN

Date: 26/9/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £3,210

CPN

Date: 7/8/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £4,663.47

 

CPN

Date: 12/8/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £1,244

 

CPN

Date: 16/8/2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Additional) under Section 72(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £1,702.17

 

CPN

Date: 16/8/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £2,405.34

 

CPN

Date: 27/8/2019
Offence: Breach of Regulation 7 of the Management of houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006

Financial Penalty: £3,036

 

CPN

Date: 28/8/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £5,500.95

CPN

Date: 18/7/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £4,613.93

 

CPN

Date: 23/7/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £2,667.68

 

CPN

Date: 24/7/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £1,396.15

CPN

Date: 6/6/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £3,914.40

 

CPN

Date: 11/6/2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Mandatory) under Section 72(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £12,242.53

 

CPN

Date: 12/6/2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Additional) under Section 72(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £3,419.60

 

CPN

Date: 12/6/2019
Offence: Breach of Regulation 4 of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006

Financial Penalty: £2,338

Prosecution

Date: 17/5/2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Mandatory) under Section 72(2) Housing Act 2004

Breach of Regulation 4 of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006

Breach of Prohibition Order under Section 32(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £1,606 plus Costs of £607.28

 

CPN

Date: 23/5/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £6,617.51

 

Prosecution

Date: 29/5/2019
Offence: Breach of Prohibition Order under Section 32(1) of the Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £3,000 plus costs of £1,933.96

 

CPN

Date: 30/5/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £2,259.62

CPN

Date: 15/4/2019
Offence: Breach of Regulation 4 of the Management of houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006

Financial Penalty: £3,100

 

CPN

Date: 15/4/2019
Offence: Breach of Regulation 7 of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006

Financial Penalty: £3,200

 

CPN

Date: 17/4/2019
Offence: Failure to licence under Section 95(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £2,250

CPN

Date: 3/1/2019
Offence: Failure to comply with an Improvement Notice under Section 30(4) of the Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £6,293.13

 

Prosecution

Date: 21/1/2019
Offence: Breach of Regulation 4 and 7 of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) 2006

Offence of obstructing a local housing authority in carrying out their duty under Section 241(3) of the Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: Fine of £2,500 plus £2,495.66 in costs

 

CPN

Date: 25/1/2019
Offence: Breach of Regulation 7 of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations

Financial Penalty: £3,000

Prosecution

Date: 9/11/2018
Offence: One offence under Section 1 of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977

Financial Penalty: Compensation and costs totalling £1,600

 

CPN

Date: 13/11/2018
Offence: Failure to comply with HMO licence conditions under Section 72(3) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £7,021.87

 

CPN

Date: 27/11/2018
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Additional) under Section 72(1) Housing Act 2004

Financial Penalty: £7,290

Prosecution

Date: 6/7/2018
Offence: Breach of HMO licence conditions under Section 72(2) and 72(6) Housing Act 2004

Breach of Regulations 3 and 4 of the Management of houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006

Financial Penalty: £3,210 plus costs

CPN

Date: 20/6/2018
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Additional) under Section 72(1) Housing Act 2004
Financial Penalty: £3,474

CPN

Date: 10/5/2018
Offence: Failure to comply with HMO licence conditions under Section 72(3) Housing Act 2004
Financial Penalty: £3,150

Prosecution

Date: 20/4/2018
Offence: Breach of a Prohibition Order under Section 32 of the Housing Act 2004

Failure to comply with an Improvement Notice under Section 30 Housing Act 2004
Sentencing/Financial Penalty: 12 month conditional discharge and costs of £450

 

CPN

Date: 26/4/2018
Offence: Failure to comply with HMO licence conditions under Section 72(3) Housing Act 2004
Financial Penalty: £3,000

CPN

Date: 05/03/2018
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Additional) under Section 72(1) Housing Act 2004
Financial Penalty: £3,345.71

 

Prosecution

Date: 14/3/2018
Offence: Breaches of Regulation 4, 5 and 7 of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006

Financial Penalty: £1,000 plus costs

CPN

Date: 05/01/2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Additional) under Section 72(1) Housing Act 2004
Financial Penalty: £3,000

 

CPN

Date: 17/01/2018
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO (Additional) under Section 72(1) Housing Act 2004 
Financial Penalty: £4,366