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Publication - Consultation paper

Landlord registration: consultation on a review of applications and fees

Published: 15 Mar 2018
Directorate:
Housing and Social Justice Directorate
Part of:
Housing, Law and order
ISBN:
9781788516846

The consultation invites views on proposals to ask landlords for additional information to demonstrate that they meet their legal responsibilities.

41 page PDF

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41 page PDF

477.2 kB

Contents
Landlord registration: consultation on a review of applications and fees
Annex E: Summary of current fees and discounts

41 page PDF

477.2 kB

Annex E: Summary of current fees and discounts

Fee

Amount

Description

Discounts

Principal fee

£55

Paid by each landlord and agent applying for registration

10% discount (after any other discounts/exemptions):

  • available when using the internet based application system

50% discount:

  • On each application - available for on-line applications made to multiple local authorities at the same time; or
  • for an online application where currently registered, or has submitted an application to another local authority but hasn't been notified of a decision

100% discount:

  • for joint owners who are not lead owners, Scottish charities, holders of an HMO licence

Property fee

£11

Paid for each property registered

10% discount:

  • available when using the internet based application system

100% discount:

  • properties included in an HMO licence

Agent fee

£55

Paid by a landlord where an agent is specified in the application, and that agent is not already registered or has applied for registration

10% discount:

  • available when using the internet based application system

50% discount:

  • where the agent acts for the applicant in more than one area and on-line applications made to multiple local authorities at the same time, 50% discount in each case ; or
  • where the agent is currently registered, or has submitted an application to another local authority but hasn't been notified of a decision

100% discount:

  • the agent is already registered with that local authority;
  • the agent has made a valid application to that local authority to be registered;
  • the agent would be exempt as a charity or HMO licence holder
  • the agent is a LA or registered social landlord

Additional fee

£110

  • Applies only after a LA has issued two separate requests for an application to be made
  • And two separate requests for the landlord to submit formal notification of appointment of an agent. ( SSI 2012 No. 151 – commenced 1/7/12)

None

Additional agent fee

£55

Applies when a registered landlord notifies that an agent has been appointed ( SSI 2012 No. 151)

10% discount:

  • available when using the internet based application system

50% discount:

  • the agent is already registered or has submitted an application with another local authority and is awaiting a decision

100% discount:

  • the agent is already registered or has sought to become registered with that local authority
  • the agent is a charity, local authority or registered social landlord

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