London rogue landlord & agent database


The Mayor of London's office opened access to the rogue landlord and agent database, allowing individuals to search for enforcement action in the capital. We track and aggregate this dataset to discover enforcement trends.


Total fines imposed: £1,949,381.32

(Total over 402 of 702 cases available)

Fines relating to management and licensing of houses & HMOs:

273 cases (68%) totalling £1,424,096.32 (73%)


Who is bring prosecuted?

Landlords Agents
As individuals 202 60
As companies 27 106

Who is enforcing?

Cases brought Fines imposed Average
Local Authorities 359 £1,842,381.32 £5,131.98
London Fire Brigade 19 £107,000.00 £5,631.58
Property Redress Scheme 19 £0.00 £0.00
The Property Ombudsman 5 £0.00 £0.00
Total 402 £1,949,381.32 £4,849.21

What enforcement action is being taken?

Type Cases brought Fines imposed
Criminal Conviction 342 £1,787,181.32
Conditional Discharge 2 £0.00
Civil Penalty (Trading Standards) 31 £162,200.00
London Fire Brigade prohibition notice 3 £0.00
Expulsion from redress scheme 24 £0.00
Total 402 £1,949,381.32

What offences are being committed?

Number of offences Fines imposed
Offence in relation to licensing of HMOs 134 £716,107.32
Power of local authorities to obtain particulars of persons interested in land 14 £13,525.00
Offence of failing to comply with improvement notice 17 £130,450.00
Offence in relation to licensing of houses 60 £249,987.00
Management regulations in respect of HMOs 78 £457,732.00
Enforcement of powers to obtain information 12 £45,110.00
Power of local authority to require action 1 £500.00
Penalty for landlord causing or permitting overcrowding 1 £270.00
Information Provisions 7 £51,000.00
Duty to publicise fees 28 £152,700.00
Offence of failing to comply with prohibition order 3 £10,000.00
Requirement to belong to a redress scheme: property management work 1 £3,000.00
Failure to comply with any requirement or prohibition imposed (fire safety duties) 15 £107,000.00
Prohibition notices 3 £0.00
Failure to comply with any requirement imposed by an enforcement notice 1 £0.00
Requirement to belong to a redress scheme: letting agency work 2 £6,500.00
Prohibition of unfair commercial practices 1 £5,500.00
Total 378 £1,949,381.32

When is action being taken?

Red: Cumulative total of fines over time, Blue: Total fines by day

£1,949,381.32 All Convictions


Median £6,035.50, Mean £16,805.01
Range: £500.00 - £190,000.00

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