Decision details

Rent Repayment Orders

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The subject of the decision:


This report sought the introduction and implementation of the use of rent repayment orders the powers for which were available to local housing authorities from the Housing and Planning Act 2016.


Alternative options considered:




The reason for the decision:


To comply with the Housing and Planning Act 2016.




That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council the introduction of a policy and procedure for the application of rent repayment orders in accordance with the Housing and Planning Act 2016 and associated guidance and the Private Sector Housing Enforcement Policy at Appendix A of the report.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £50,000;

Wards Affected: All Wards;

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Vikki Flowers, Environmental Health Manager Email:

Report author: Vikki Flowers

Publication date: 06/06/2019

Date of decision: 04/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 04/06/2019 - Cabinet

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