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Private sector housing fees

Private sector housing fees
Description Existing charge £ New charge £
General Enforcement Activities; Preparation of case reports per hour 46.00 47.00
Works in default & statutory activities per hour 46.00 47.00
Housing inspections & consultancy per hour (inclusive of VAT) 55.00 56.00
Charge for the service relevant Housing Act 2004 legal notice 413.00 421.00
Securing empty homes (addition of VAT by agreement) 275.00 280.00
Houses in Multiple Occupation Activities
HMO licence fee per letting/let/tenancy; Non accredited landlord 183.00 187.00
Accredited landlord 183.00 187.00
Other relevant HMO activities per hour 46.00 47.00
Other Charges
Housing immigration inspections; Within 10 working days (including VAT) 138.00 141.00 
Fast Track within 5 working days (including VAT) 184.00 188.00
Additional copies of legal notices via post 10.00 10.00 
Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms (England) Regulation 2015 – Energy Act 2013 Fines for failing to provide a working smoke or carbon monoxide alarm. Offence by the same individual or organisation; First 500.00 500.00
Second 1,000.00 1,000.00
Third 2,000.00 2,000.00
Fourth  3,000.00 3,000.00
Fifth or More 5,000.00 5,000.00
The Redress Schemes for Letting Agency Work and Property Management Work (England) Order 2014 (‘the Order) article 3 and 5 Fines for failing to join an approved letting and management redress scheme; Businesses that have been served with a notice of intent and failed to join an approved scheme 5,000.00 5,000.00
Businesses that have joined an approved scheme following the service of the notice of intent 4,000.00 4,000.00
Businesses that have joined an approved scheme prior to enforcement action being taken, after the 1st October 2014 3,000.00 3,000.00

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