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Dear Stevenage 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

FOI, Stevenage Borough Council

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Stevenage Borough Council
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Dear Sir/Madam,

RE Environmental/Freedom of Information Request– Reference 54788

 

We write further to your request for information.  We apologise for the
delay responding to your request, due to relevant officers being away from
the office on annual leave.

 

Please find our response as set out below:

 

Request

 

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

 

1. The number of landlords prosecuted by the council

2. The number of complaints the council received about private rented
properties

3. The number of civil penalty notices issued against a landlord or
letting agent as well as the total annual sum of the fines.

 

Response

 

Years 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
Q.1. 2 1 2
Q.2. 94 103 99
Q.3. 0 4 notices with a total sum of:  £15250 0

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Freedom of Information Team

Stevenage Borough Council

Daneshill House, Danestrete, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 1HN

 

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