Landlord prosecutions

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Dear Basildon 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

Dpo, Basildon Borough Council

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Information Request submitted on 22/09/2021. A notification will be sent
to your email address by 20/10/2021. For your reference please see a copy
of your request which was submitted online.

Dear Basildon 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, 

Thank you.

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Dear Adam Bychawski

I refer to your Freedom of Information request submitted on 22/09/2021.

I have attached the information you have requested.

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Yours sincerely

Laura Nelham
Legal Information Support Team

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procedures of Basildon Borough Council or its partners and does not give
rise to any contract, undertaking or agreement. eMail is not a secure form
of communication. Every effort has been made to ensure that this message
has been correctly addressed. It and any associated file(s) may contain
private or confidential information or details intended only for the
sender and the intended recipient. If this message is received by anyone
other than the intended recipient please delete the message and any
associated file(s) and destroy any printed copy. Please notify the sender
by a return e-mail or telephone and make them aware that the message has
been received by someone other than the intended recipient. If the subject
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personal responsibility of the sender and not Basildon Borough Council or
its partners.
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your personal data please go to www.basildon.gov.uk/privacy