Housing enforcement guidance

Banning orders

The Housing and Planning Act 2016 introduced the power for a First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to serve a banning order on a landlord or property agent who has been convicted of a banning order offence. This includes a conviction for the following types of offences:

  • illegal eviction or harassment
  • Housing Act 2004 offences
  • Gas Safety (installation and use) regulation
  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • immigration offences
  • serious criminal offences