FOI Request Private Residential Landlords

Request 101001492137

We are conducting research on the levels of enforcement action taken by Local Authorities against private landlords between 2012 and 2016. Please can you provide information for the following in regards to private landlords:

The number of complaints received per year for Private Rented Housing.
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17

The number of HHSRS inspections carried out per year.
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17

The number of formal enforcement notices served: Hazard Awareness Notices
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17

The number of formal enforcement notices served: Improvement Notices (Category 1 and 2 Hazards)
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17

The number of formal enforcement notices served: Prohibition Orders
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17

The number of formal enforcement notices served: Emergency Remedial Action
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17

The number of prosecutions commenced on formal notices per year.
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17

Response 09-05-2017

The number of complaints received per year for Private Rented Housing.

2012/13: Five    

2013/14: Two    

2014/15: Two    

2015/16: Three 

2016/17: Eight

I have to confirm that the types of enforcement actions referred to in the other questions in your request are not undertaken by this authority in terms of the housing legislation in force in Scotland . I would advise however, that in terms of the housing legislation which this authority does enforce that there were no prosecutions in the period which you have specified. Details of the residential properties which are the subject of closing and demolition orders are available in the Housing Orders Public Register on this authority’s website.

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