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Tracking rogue landlords and agents

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.

Total fines imposed: £1,664,931.32

(Total over 333 of 590 cases available)

Who is bring prosecuted?

Landlords Agents
As individuals 172 51
As companies 20 85

Who is enforcing?

Cases brought Fines imposed
Local Authorities 290 £1,557,931.32
London Fire Brigade 19 £107,000.00
Property Redress Scheme 19 £0.00
The Property Ombudsman 5 £0.00
Total 333 £1,664,931.32

What enforcement action is being taken?

Cases brought Fines imposed
Criminal Conviction 286 £1,552,931.32
Conditional Discharge 2 £0.00
Civil Penalty (Trading Standards) 18 £112,000.00
London Fire Brigade prohibition notice 3 £0.00
Expulsion from redress scheme 24 £0.00
Total 333 £1,664,931.32

What offences are being committed?

Number of offences Fines imposed
Offence in relation to licensing of HMOs 111 £651,657.32
Power of local authorities to obtain particulars of persons interested in land 13 £12,025.00
Offence of failing to comply with improvement notice 11 £62,750.00
Offence in relation to licensing of houses 55 £234,987.00
Management regulations in respect of HMOs 59 £409,132.00
Enforcement of powers to obtain information 11 £10,110.00
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 16 £104,000.00
Offence of failing to comply with prohibition order 2 £8,000.00
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 1 £5,000.00
Prohibition of unfair commercial practices 1 £5,500.00
Total 309 £1,664,931.32

When is action being taken?

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

£1,664,931.32 All Convictions


Median £12,750.00, Mean £18,097.08
Range: £500.00 - £190,000.00

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