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: £2,016,231.32

(Total over 435 of 785 cases available)

Fines relating to management and licensing of houses & HMOs:

300 cases (69%) totalling £1,473,596.32 (73%)


Who is bring prosecuted?

Landlords Agents
As individuals 214 65
As companies 27 117

Who is enforcing?

Cases brought Fines imposed Average Latest
Local Authorities 390 £1,898,881.32 £4,868.93 21-05-2018
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 5 £0.00 £0.00 01-01-2018
London Borough of Redbridge 1 £5,000.00 £5,000.00 26-01-2018
London Borough of Lewisham 1 £5,350.00 £5,350.00 31-01-2018
Total 435 £2,016,231.32 £4,635.01 21-05-2018

What enforcement action is being taken?

Type Cases brought Fines imposed
Criminal Conviction 375 £1,854,031.32
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 435 £2,016,231.32

What offences are being committed?

Number of offences Fines imposed
Offence in relation to licensing of HMOs 144 £744,507.32
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 63 £251,587.00
Management regulations in respect of HMOs 92 £477,232.00
Enforcement of powers to obtain information 14 £56,110.00
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 5 £10,600.00
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
Summary proceedings for statutory nuisances 1 £400.00
Unlawful eviction and harrassment of the occupier 1 £5,350.00
Total 411 £2,016,231.32

When is action being taken?

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

£2,016,231.32 All Convictions


Median £28,725.00, Mean £16,259.93
Range: £500.00 - £190,000.00

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