Figures from licensing consultancy shown to LandlordZONE reveal the staggering level of fines paid by rogue landlords in the capital.

Landlords and other property managers in the Capital have been fined a total of £4.5 million since the Mayor of London’s ‘name and shame’ rogue database was established three and a half years ago, LandlordZONE can reveal.

The figures, which also show an average fine of £12,857, come from London-based property licensing compliance consultancy Kamma Data, which tracks the fines levied on individuals and companies mentioned in the register.

“Approximately 70% of these fines relate to the Selective Licensing schemes being operated within London,” says its CEO Orla Shields.

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A look through the Mayor of London’s register, which is backed by the NLA, Generation Rent, Shelter and eight London councils, reveals that landlords are fined for a wide variety of reasons.

These include failing to provide council enforcement officers with information or documentation about a property, HMO management and licensing offences and operating an unlicensed premise.

The database covers both criminal and civil penalties and includes three elements; a public database for tenants to check a prospective landlord to see if they have ever been prosecuted or fined, a private database for councils to share more detailed information on landlords, and a tool that enables tenants to report problem landlords. Explore the Rogue Landlord and Agent Checker

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Most Landlords are fined for the offences their Tenants commit, a the new legal system specially designed to destroy Private Landlords so now the Courts & LA fines the person that didn’t commit the Offence, while at the same time making sure the LL’s are powerless, leaving them with remedy to act of rectify any breach.

  2. Why is it a data base for Landlords an d no data base for Tenants, more of the Sam one sided Regulations. It’s the Council’s that are the Rogues introducing those money grabbing and have no input whatsoever. Why don’t they pay for Licensing Schemes if they want them, then they wouldn’t be so smart tells lies about LL’s, we have to pay for the requirements that they dream up, at least £2.5k per property + and all the stupid Certificates again & again, did you know something as simple as emergency lights has 4 page Certificate, so the Certificate costs more than the Units (Morans). Why is NLA loosing the plot agreeing with Shelter Generation Rent. It’s scandalous what you are doing to Private Housing Sector, do you not know we provide the Property for free to the market at no cost to Council or Government and house millions of people.

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