Private Rented Housing Enforcement

Rogue landlord database

Prosecutions, Financial Penalties and Rent Repayment Orders (with links to press coverage where available)

If you suspect a property may be an HMO without a licence you can report it anonymously for us to investigate.

Report an unlicensed HMO

Date: 3/9/2020
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £9,954

Date: 3/9/2020
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £2,516

Date: 3/9/2020
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £1,271

Date: 3/9/2020
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £1,329

Date: 27/7/2020
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £6,900

Date: 27/7/2020
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £14,446

Date: 3/6/2020
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £8,341

Date: 3/6/2020
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £15094

Date: 1/5/2020
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £7000

Date: 1/5/2020
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £7,000

Date: 9/4/2020
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £5346

Date: 9/4/2020
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £1055

Date: 3/4/2020
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £18,585

Date: 3/4/2020
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £5659

Date: 3/1/2020
Offence: Failure to comply with an Improvement Notice
Financial Penalty: £7,500

Date: 20/12/2019
Offence: Failure to comply with HMO licence conditions
Financial Penalty: £5135

Date: 16/12/2019
Offence: Failure to comply with HMO licence conditions
Financial Penalty: £13,831

Date: 6/11/2019
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £11,999

Date: 8/10/2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £1881

Date: 8/10/2019
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £7700

Date: 5/8/2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £2866

Date: 28/6/2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £1875

Date: 3/6/2019
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £8750

Date: 3/6/2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £2498


Date: 31 May 2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £4,774

Date: 31 May 2019
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £15,880

Date: 13 May 2019
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £4,200

Date: 13 May 2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £2,200

Date: 3 June 2019
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £8750

Date: 3 June 2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £2498

Date: 28 June 2019
OffenceFailure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £1875

Date: 28 June 2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £2866

Date: 18 April 2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £8,000

Date: 18 April 2019
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £13,800

Date: 24 April 2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £1,875

Date: 13 March 2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £1,500

Date:8 March 2019
Offence Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £1,818

Date: 13 March 2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £4,380

Date: 15 January 2019
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £17,000

Date:15 January 2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £6,000

Date:15 January 2019
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £12,499

Date: 15 January 2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £5,499

Date: 2 January 2019
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty:£1,100
(Joint responsibility)

Date: 2 January 2019
Offence Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty:£1,100
(Joint responsibility)

Date: 2 January 2019
Offence Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty:£6,600
(Joint responsibility)

Date: 2 January 2019
Offence Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty:£6,600
(Joint responsibility)

Date: 21 December 2018
Offence:  Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £3,999

Date:21 December 2018
Offence:  Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty:£13,920

Date:30 November  2018
Offence:  Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £12,824

Date:30 November  2018
Offence:  Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £12,824

Date: 02 November  2018
Offence:  Failing to comply with an Improvement Notice served under the Housing Act 2004
Financial Penalty: £11,898

Date: 30 October 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with conditions of a licence for a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004
Financial Penalty: £3249 

Date: 11 October 2018
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £6,074

Date: 7 August 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £4,549

Date: 7 August 2018
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £5,849

Date: 17 July 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with conditions of a licence for a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004
Financial Penalty: £5,174.14

Date: 28 June 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £16,199

Date: 28 June 2018
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO
Financial Penalty: £4,199

Date: 19 June 2018
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO.
Financial Penalty: £6,874

Date: 31 May 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with an Improvement Notice served under the Housing Act 2004
Financial Penalty: £5,000

Date: 17 May 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial Penalty: £16,674

Date: 17 May 2018
Offence: Failure to licence a HMO.
Financial Penalty: £5,624

Name:  Judith Champ
Date: 1 May 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 and a Section 235 Notice under the Housing Act 2004
Sentence: £1,500 fine and £525 costs

Date: 27 April 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial penalty: £9,348.54

Date: 27 April 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with conditions of a licence for a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004
Financial Penalty: £4,199

Date: 27 April 2018
Offence: Failure to licence an HMO
Financial penalty: £3,849.18

Name: Sandhya Anand
Date: 25 April 2018
Offence: Unlawful eviction of a tenant and harassing 3 tenants in contravention of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977, obstructing an officer in the performance of their duty which is a breach of the Housing Act 2004, failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, and failing to comply with a Section 235 Notice under the Housing Act 2004.
Sentence: 6 months custodial sentence, suspended for 18 months and costs of £13,467
Press coverage

Date: 29 March 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial penalty: £15,624

Name: Kenston McIntosh
Date: 27 March 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 and a Section 235 Notice under the Housing Act 2004
Sentence: £3,000 fine and £525 costs

Name: Mohammed Imtiaz Gulzar
Date: 27 March 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £10,000 fine and £1,535 costs
Press coverage

Date: 6 March 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 
Sentence: £1,091.00 fine 

Date: 10 January 2018
Offence: Failure to licence an HMO
Financial penalty: £4,949.18

Date: 10 January 2018
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial penalty: £3,849.18

Date: 3 January 2018
Offence: Failure to comply with an Improvement Notice served under the Housing Act 2004
Financial penalty: £9,000

Date: 6 December 2017
Offence: Failure to licence an HMO
Financial penalty: £7,149

Date: 6 December 2017
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial penalty: £18,149

Date: 14 November 2017
Offence: Failing to comply with conditions of a licence for a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004
Sentence: £2,500 fine and £1,425 costs

Date: 3 November 2017
Offence: Failure to licence an HMO
Financial penalty: £3,499.25

Date: 3 November 2017
Offence: Failing to comply with the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Financial penalty: £8,498.67

Date: 30 October 2017
Offence: Failure to licence an HMO
Financial penalty: £1,234

Date: 28 September 2017
Offence: Failure to licence an HMO
Financial penalty: £5,073.92

Date: 11 April 2017
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976,
Sentence: £500 fine 
Press release

Date: 11 April 2017
Offence: Failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, and failing to comply with a Section 235 Notice under the Housing Act 2004
Sentence: £500 fine and £1,000 costs

Date: 04 April 2017
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £1,250 fine and £1,000 costs

Date: 04 April 2017
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £1,500 fine and £1,000 costs

Date: 21 March 2017
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £750 fine and £1,500 costs

Date: 21 February 2017
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £20,000 fine and £1,695 costs
Press coverage

Date: 3 February 2017
Offence: Failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 
Sentence: £2,000 fine and £1,050 costs

Date: 3 February 2017
Offence: Failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 
Sentence: £2,000 fine and £1,050 costs

Date: 17 January 2017
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £1,200 fine and £1,275 costs

Date: 17 January 2017
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £600 fine and £650 costs

Date: 17 January 2017
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004
Sentence: £200 fine and £650 costs

Date: 3 January 2017
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: Conditional discharge for 12 months

Date: 13 December 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £7,500 fine and £1,425 costs
Press release

Date: 4 October 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £5,750 fine and £1,538 costs, plus a Rent Repayment Order: £3,460
Press release

Date: 4 October 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £2,750 fine and £1,250 costs

Date: 26 September 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006, and failing to comply with a Section 235 Notice under the Housing Act 2004
Sentence: £7,200 fine and £1,275 costs 
Press release

Date: 26 September 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £2,900 fine and £650 costs, plus a Rent Repayment Order: £1,976
Press release

Date: 2 August 2016
Offence: Breaching the conditions of a Prohibition Order under the Housing Act 2004
Sentence: £1,200 fine and £1,800 costs

Date: 1 August 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004, breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006, and failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976
Sentence: £1,600 fine and £898 costs

Date: 01 August 2016
Offence: Failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 and a Section 235 Notice under the Housing Act 2004
Sentence: £350 fine and £600 costs

Date: 01 August 2016
Offence: Failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 
Sentence: £345 fine and £600 costs

Date: 01 August 2016
Offence: Failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 and a Section 235 Notice under the Housing Act 2004 
Sentence: £460 fine and £380 costs

Date: 18 July 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004 and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £4,000 fine and £1,360 costs
Press release

Date: 18 July 2016
Offence: Failing to comply with conditions of a House in Multiple Occupation Licence under the Housing Act 2004 
Sentence: £2,000 fine and £1,375 costs
Press release

Date: 18 July 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004 and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £5,000 fine and £1,238 costs
Press release

Date: 21 June 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004 and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £15,000 fine and £2,304 costs, plus a Rent Repayment Order: £11,000
Press coverage

Date: 07 June 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004 and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £9,390 fine and £1,625 costs
Press release

Date: 23 May 2016
Offence: Unlawful eviction and harassment under the Protection from Eviction Act 1977
Sentence: £150 fine, £400 compensation and £600 costs

Date: 23 May 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004 and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £1,750 fine and £1,000 costs

Date: 23 May 2016
Offence: Failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 and a Section 235 Notice under the Housing Act 2004
Sentence: £1,000 fine and £1,285 costs

Date: 23 May 2016
Offence: Failing to comply with a Section 16 Notice under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976
Sentence: £750 fine and £1,420 costs

Date: 23 May 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004 and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £2,400 fine and £1,000 costs

Date: 03 May 2016
Offence: Failing to comply with conditions of a House in Multiple Occupation Licence under the Housing Act 2004 
Sentence: £3,500 fine and £2,700 costs

Date: 14 March 2016
Offence: Breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £1,200 fine and £1,320 costs

Date: 26 February 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004 and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £8,000 fine and £2,500 costs
Press coverage

Date: 15 February 2016
Offence: Failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004 and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £2,750 fine and £2,188 costs

Date: 04 January2016
Offence: Failing to comply with conditions of a House in Multiple Occupation Licence under the Housing Act 2004 
Sentence: £2,500 fine and £2,104 costs

Date: 04 January 2016
Offence: Failing to license 2 Houses in Multiple Occupation under the Housing Act 2004 and breaches of the Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006
Sentence: £21,000 fine and £4,869 costs