Landlord prosecutions

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Dear North Kesteven District 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

NK - FOI, North Kesteven District Council

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Ref No: 21/249

21 September 2021

Dear Mr Bychawski,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request regarding: Landlord
prosecutions.

We can confirm your request was received on 21 September 2021. This will
be dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
answered within twenty working days.

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Information Team, quoting the above reference number.

Yours faithfully

Graeme Napier

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NK - FOI, North Kesteven District Council

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Ref No: 21/249

29 September 2021

Dear Mr Bychawski,

We refer to previous correspondence regarding your request for information
relating to: Landlord prosecutions.

The information is given below:

2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
1 The total number of prosecutions (excluding 0 2 2
Civil Penalties) for each year.
2 The number of complaints received per year 55 61 42
relating to private rented sector housing.
3 The number of civil penalty notices issued 1 (£1500) 1 (£5500) 0
against a landlord or letting agent as well
as the total annual sum of the fines.

 

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Services, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, Lincs, NG34 7EF.

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0303 123 1113 or in writing to Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe
House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Yours faithfully

Graeme Napier

Freedom of Information
Tel: 01529 414155
[1]NKDC [2]Facebook [3]YouTube Email: foi@n‑kesteven.gov.uk
Twitter [4]www.n-kesteven.gov.uk
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[5]Click here for symptoms advice and how
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