Tuesday 24th September 2019
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Selective licensing

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Proposed selective licensing for Luton

The consultation period for the introduction of a selective licensing scheme within certain wards of Luton has officially closed on 24 July 2018.

We are currently analysing the results from the consultation exercise and an announcement will be made in the near future.​ 

The Government has published its findings from an independent review into the use and effectiveness of selective licensing.​

Housing Act 2004 - improving conditions in privately rented property

Further conditions

Why are we considering introducing a selective licensing scheme?

What areas may the scheme cover?

Who would require a licence?

Are there any exemptions from selective licensing?

What is a 'fit and proper person'?

Licence conditions

Does this support and complement other council strategies and initiatives?

What will the application process involve?

What is the cost of a licence?

What happens if a landlord fails to apply for a licence?

Right of appeal

Monitoring the scheme

Housing enforcement


 Contact information

Selective licensing
Private Sector Housing Enforcement
1st Floor Annexe
Town Hall , Luton, LU1 2BQ
Tel: 01582547222
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