Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) licensing

New license

Number of Units

2019/20 Fee

Previous 2018/19 Fee

3-5 Units £820 £793
6-10 units £876 £838
11+ units £933 £883

Renewal

Number of Units

2019/20 Fee

Previous 2018/19 Fee

3-5 Units £673 £658
6-10 units £701 £680
11+ units £729 £703

HMO Licensing Public Register

 

Charge

Request for full register electronically £5
Request for full register hardcopy £8

Enforcement action charges

Action type

2019/20 Charge

Previous 2018/19 Charge

Improvement notice £438 £333
Prohibition Order £438  £333
Emergency Remedial Action £438 £333
Emergency prohibition order £438 £333
Demolition Order £438 plus survey fees £333

Immigration housing request visits

 

2019/20 Fee

Previous 2018/19 Fee

All requests £261 £199

Financial penalties

 

Penalty

Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms £5,000 reducing by 25% if paid within 14 days of demand
Electrical Safety Standards Not yet in force
Housing Act offences Financial penalty as alternative to prosecution up to £30,000

Energy Efficiency Regulations

 

Penalty

Renting out a non-compliant property Less than three months in breach £2,000 and Publication penalty
Three months or more in breach £4,000 and Publication penalty
Providing false or misleading information on the Exemption register £1,000 and Publication penalty
Failing to comply with a compliance notice £2,000 and publication penalty
  • These penalties are applied to each property where there is a breach to a maximum of £5,000 per property
  • Publication penalty – some of the details of the financial penalties are published on the publicly accessible part of the PRS Exemptions Register

Works in default

 

Charge

Interest on works and associated costs Cost of the work plus £100 admin fee plus 3% interest per annum

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