11 September 2018
A letting agent operating in Cambridgeshire has seemingly ‘gone to ground’, owing landlords and tenants thousands of pounds.
21 April 2017
The consultation on the ban on letting agent fees has been thrown into disarray by the snap General Election.
20 January 2017
The timing of the consultation on the ban on letting agent fees in England, announced out of the blue in the Autumn Statement, has been given the chilliest of receptions by the industry bodies.
10 January 2017
A Tory MP who is also a buy-to-let landlord has voiced concerns over his own party’s plans to introduce a ban on letting agent fees charged to tenants.
14 December 2016
The Government has now published its consultation as to which offences a letting agent or landlord can be banned from the industry in England.
05 December 2016
As if our industry had not already been in trouble enough, the Government has blasted us with both barrels between the eyes by introducing a ban on lettings agents’ tenant fees within the Autumn Statement – even if they are now saying it might not come in until 2018.
24 November 2016
A consultation into banning letting agent fees is to be launched in the New Year. The ban will also require primary legislation through a new Act of Parliament.
23 November 2016
Today’s Autumn Statement will impose an outright ban on letting agent fees charged to tenants in England.
22 November 2016
Peers have come a step closer to getting lettings agent fees in England banned.
26 October 2016
The Property Ombudsman Scheme has launched a new national campaign with the Chartered Trading Standards Institute to tackle letting agents that are breaking the law by not displaying their fees.