Financial penalties to be imposed on rogue landlords in Northampton

Financial penalties to be imposed on rogue landlords in Northampton

Following the introduction of new powers for local authorities in April, as an alternative to prosecution, the borough council can now impose civil penalties of up to £30,000 per offence on landlords and letting agents who flout the law.

Read more at: http://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/news/financial-penalties-to-be-imposed-on-rogue-landlords-in-northampton-1-8051891

It is recommended that Cabinet:

Private Sector Housing Enforcement Civil Penalties and Rent Repayment Orders

(a) Approves the Private Sector Housing Civil Penalties Policy (attached to this report as Appendix A) with effect from 1 August 2017;

Appendix A Private Sector Housing Civil Penalties Policy 1 August 2017

(b) Approves the amended Private Sector Housing Enforcement Policy (attached to this report as Appendix B) with effect from 1 August 2017;

Appendix B Private Sector Housing Enforcement Policy 1 August 2017

(c) Approves the amended Private Sector Housing Fees & Charges Policy (attached to this report as Appendix C) with effect from 1 August 2017.

Appendix C Private Sector Housing Fees and Charges Policy 1 August 2017

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2 Responses to Financial penalties to be imposed on rogue landlords in Northampton

  1. Kim Fuller says:

    Norman Thank you! I shall be going on the 19th.

    Are you aware that, the garages (Flats) near Stanley Road, may not have been in use for some considerable time and the residents are not happy. Oh the double yellow lines have been painted over in black to allow for the residents parking in the street!

    Be Good,
    Kim

  2. Kim says:

    Found this relating to Lambeth Council http://www.newsfromcrystalpalace.co.uk/lambeth-council-the-gloves-come-off/ …”“COUNCIL COULD BE FINED AND SUFFER REPUTATIONAL DAMAGE SHOULD A FIRE BREAK OUT” – SAYS THEIR OWN REPORT” …..

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