What are the penalties for domestic buildings?

The regulations set out the penalties for non-compliance with the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards.  For domestic properties (flats, apartments, houses and other dwellings) they are:

  1. Letting a sub-standard property for less than three months when the penalty notice is served – A fine not exceeding £2,000 and publication of the penalty.
  2. Letting a sub-standard property for three months or more when the penalty notice is served – a fine not exceeding £4,000 and publication of the penalty.
  3. Registering false or misleading information in relation to an exemption – a fine not exceeding £1,000 and publication of the penalty.
  4. Failure to comply with a compliance notice – a fine not exceeding £2,000 and publication of the penalty.

Where a combination of offences have been committed by a landlord in relation to a single dwelling the fine is capped at a maximum of £5,000.

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