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: £2,645,326.32

(Total over 618 of 1151 cases available)

Fines relating to management and licensing of houses & HMOs:

414 cases (67%) totalling £1,966,481.32 (74%)

Who is bring prosecuted?

Landlords Agents
As individuals 316 81
As companies 51 157

Who is enforcing?

Cases brought Fines imposed Average Latest
Local Authorities 568 £2,538,326.32 £4,468.88 07-09-2018
London Fire Brigade 19 £107,000.00 £5,631.58 25-05-2017
Property Redress Scheme 19 £0.00 £0.00 23-08-2017
The Property Ombudsman 11 £0.00 £0.00 01-09-2018
Ombudsman Services 1 £0.00 £0.00 29-06-2018
Total 618 £2,645,326.32 £4,280.46 07-09-2018

What enforcement action is being taken?

Type Cases brought Fines imposed
Criminal Conviction 537 £2,417,616.32
Conditional Discharge 4 £0.00
Civil Penalty (Trading Standards) 43 £227,710.00
London Fire Brigade prohibition notice 3 £0.00
Expulsion from redress scheme 31 £0.00
Total 618 £2,645,326.32

What offences are being committed?

Number of offences Fines imposed
Offence in relation to licensing of HMOs 187 £1,001,467.32
Power of local authorities to obtain particulars of persons interested in land 33 £26,225.00
Offence of failing to comply with improvement notice 29 £166,550.00
Offence in relation to licensing of houses 97 £395,392.00
Management regulations in respect of HMOs 129 £569,352.00
Enforcement of powers to obtain information 25 £66,110.00
Power of local authority to require action 1 £500.00
Penalty for landlord causing or permitting overcrowding 1 £270.00
Information Provisions 10 £61,000.00
Duty to publicise fees 35 £193,210.00
Offence of failing to comply with prohibition order 6 £11,700.00
Requirement to belong to a redress scheme: property management work 2 £8,000.00
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 6 £26,500.00
Prohibition of unfair commercial practices 1 £5,500.00
Summary proceedings for statutory nuisances 1 £400.00
Unlawful eviction and harrassment of the occupier 1 £5,350.00
Fraud by false representation 4 £800.00
Total 587 £2,645,326.32

When is action being taken?

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

£2,645,326.32 All Convictions


Median £17,500.00, Mean £15,935.70
Range: £300.00 - £192,500.00

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