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Private sector enforcement

Enforcement options to deal with private sector landlords, including Rent Repayment Orders and Banning Orders.

This content applies to England
  • Banning orders

    Application for banning orders at the discretion of local authorities, effect of a banning order and sanctions for breaching it. 

  • Rogue landlord database

    The rogue landlord database records landlords and agents that are subject to a banning order or have committed a banning order offence.

  • Rent repayment orders

    Orders requiring landlords or agents who has committed relevant offences to repay rent or housing benefit/universal credit.