Following a rise in post-lockdown council enforcement, total fines for letting agents and landlords have passed the £7m mark for the first time after rising by £372,874 since October.

According to geospatial technology firm, Kamma, this new figure represents an increase of £600,000 in the last four months and follows the firm Kamma reporting a 532% increase in fines between May and July as local authorities picked up the pace of enforcement efforts.

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