Question 14/21

Question:

Four years ago councils were given stronger powers to fine rogue landlords who do not keep their properties in fit condition for tenants to live in. Please can you confirm how many civil penalty notices RDC have issued for these offences? (04/07/2021)

Answer:

We investigate all complaints received from tenants and will take legal action, in accordance with our private sector housing enforcement policy: https://www.rother.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Private-Sector-Housing-Enforcement-Policy.pdf

One civil penalty has been issued. (05/07/2021)