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Rochdale MP Tony Lloyd welcomes ban on letting fees

Date published: 06 November 2017


Tony Lloyd, Rochdale’s MP and Shadow Housing Minister, has "welcomed" proposals to ban letting fees for tenants, "providing councils have the resources to police the situation".

A new draft bill to ban letting fees was introduced to Parliament on Wednesday 1 November.

The draft Bill will:

This is intended to help improve transparency, affordability and competition in the private rental market, and prevent agents from double charging both tenants and landlords for the same services.

 


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