13 February 2019
The Tenants’ Fees Bill has now become law, receiving formal Royal Assent yesterday afternoon – and within minutes, the government issued a press release boasting about the measure.
06 February 2019
The government has published an independent assessment of its Tenants Fees Bill proposal – the ban on fees levied by letting agents on tenants in England and Wales.
22 January 2019
A warning has been issued to lettings agents to review tenancy agreements to see if they are fit for purpose when the fees ban takes effect in June – and in particular to minimise any impact on Section 21 notices.
18 January 2019
A lettings agency boss who says she is actually in favour of the agents’ fees ban nonetheless admits there will be “unintended consequences” which will hurt tenants most of all.
15 January 2019
Lords vote on tenant fees bill today
18 April 2018
The Property Ombudsman warns that agents will still have duty of care for tenants’ complaints after fee ban