Tenants can apply for a Rent Repayment Order when a landlord has breach certain regulations.

Breaches include:

  • using or threatening violence for securing entry
  • illegal eviction or harassment
  • failure to comply with improvement notice
  • failure to comply with prohibition order
  • breach of banning order
  • managing an unlicensed house in multiple occupation
  • managing a unlicensed property that is not classed a HMO but is still subject to licence

Our Quick glance guide to rent repayment order provides information about when and how you can apply for a Rent Repayment Order.

For more information about Rent Repayment Orders and how to make an application go to the Gov. site