Freedom of Information Request

Enforcement of standards in private rented sector, 2021-22

Received: 5 December 2022

Please provide the following information for the financial year 2021-22:

1. How many service requests did the council receive that related to a) mould and/or damp in private rented homes and b) conditions in private rented homes otherwise categorised?

2. How many inspections of private rented homes did the council carry out a) in response to service requests and b) as part of licensing enforcement?

3. In how many private rented homes did the council find Category 1 Hazards a) relating to mould and/or damp, and b) otherwise categorised?

4. How many a) formal Improvement Notices b) Prohibition Orders and c) Emergency Remedial Action Notices did the council issue in relation to private rented homes?

5. How many successful prosecutions of private landlords or agents for offences relating to rented housing did the council carry out?

6. How many a) notices of intent and b) final notices relating to civil penalties for housing offences did the council impose?

7. How many Rent Repayment Orders did the council a) successfully apply for and b) assist an occupier to apply for?

8. How many allegations did the council record of offences under the Protection from Eviction Act 1977?

9. How many enforcement notices did the council serve relating to Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards, broken down by a) formal compliance notices and b) financial penalty notices?

10. How many prosecutions did the council pursue for offences relating to a) mandatory licensing of HMOs and, if applicable, b) discretionary licensing of houses?

Outcome / Documents

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