Issue details

Approval of the framework for calculating the level of civil penalty charge in relation to breaches of the Tenant Fees Act 2019 and relevant Letting Agency legislation

Approval is being sought for a framework for calculating financial penalty charges for offences committed by letting agencies, landlords and property management companies under the Tenant Fees Act 2019. The ability to issue financial penalty charges is an alternative to prosecution and is in accordance with Public Protection Regulatory Services Enforcement Policy and follows Tenant Fees Act Statutory Guidance for enforcement authorities.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

Decision due: 20 Oct 2022 by The Mayor and Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Lead member: Executive Member for Adult Social Care, Public Health, Public Protection and Digital Inclusion

Lead director: Director of Adult Social Care & Health Integration

Contact: Judith Hedgley, Head of Service - Public Protection Email:

Does this Plan form part of the Council Budget / Policy Framework?: No

Would this decision be contrary to the Policy Framework, or not wholly in accordance with the Council's approved Budget?: No

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