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CONSULTATION FOR THE PROPOSED IMPLEMENTATION OF TENANT FEES ACT 2019

Cabinet is recommended to:

 

·         Adopt the new enforcement powers against rogue landlords and Letting Agents contained within the Tenants Fees Act 2019 once enacted.

 

·         Enable the Council to serve notices imposing Civil Penalties of up to a maximum of £30,000 in respect of offences under the Act.

 

·         Amend the Council’s Scheme of Delegation where necessary to reflect the adoption of these new powers and powers further delegated to officers within the Council who will be responsible for enforcement of the legislation

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant Expenditure or Savings;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/05/2019

Decision due: 5 September 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Portfolio Lead Member - Housing and Homelesslessness Prevention

Lead director: Michele Moloney

Department: Neighbourhoods and Commercial

Contact: Sandra Bennett, Member, Pension Board Email: sandra.bennett@walthamforest.gov.uk Email: Sandra.bennett@walthamforest.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Comments to be made in writing or by e-mail to the report author at least one month prior to the date the decision is to be taken.

 

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