Landlord prosecutions

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Dear Barrow in Furness Borough Council,

This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I would like to request the following information:

For the financial years 2018/2019, 2019/2020 and 2020/2021, please provide:

– The number of landlords prosecuted by the council
– The number of complaints the council received about private rented properties
– The number of civil penalty notices issued against a landlord or letting agent as well as the total annual sum of the fines.

I would like to receive the information in an electronic format. If you feel that a substantive response to this request is not possible within a reasonable time frame, or the request is too broad, I would be grateful if you could contact me and provide assistance as to how I could refine the request.

Yours faithfully,

Adam Bychawski

Freedom of Information, Barrow in Furness Borough Council

Dear Sir/Madam

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – INFORMATION REQUEST

Your request has now been considered and the information requested is
below:-

 

– The number of landlords prosecuted by the council Nil in each year

– The number of complaints the council received about private rented
properties 2018/19 - 144  2019/20 - 111 2020/21 - 76

– The number of civil penalty notices issued against a landlord or letting
agent as well as the total annual sum of the fines. 2018/19 one notice
£5000, 2019/20 one notice £6000, 2020/21 no notices

 

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