13 September 2018
Trading Standards departments in London are asking renters to name and shame letting agents who are not complying with the law – and the campaign in the capital is just part of a national initiative.
26 September 2017
Trading Standards to visit letting agents today as new clampdown begins
17 August 2017
Trade body wants rent records info added to tenants’ credit scores
07 June 2017
Majority of councils failing to police compulsory fee disclosure
01 June 2017
Two years after it became law for letting agents to display their fees, Freedom of Information requests have found that 93% of councils have failed to issue a single financial penalty for non-compliance.
28 March 2017
Compulsory Client Money Protection has been recommended for all letting agents in England in a Parliamentary review.
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.
29 November 2016
The Fair Fees Working Group has vowed to provide data and evidence of the implications of the shock lettings fee ban announced by the Chancellor last week, with some members saying they will provide arguments against the move.
22 November 2016
Peers have come a step closer to getting lettings agent fees in England banned.
24 August 2016
The Government has launched a review into Client Money Protection and whether it should be made mandatory for letting agents.