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.
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
12 October 2018
A call has been made for the Tenants’ Fees Bill to be made even stricter following a claim that over a third of tenants are only told about additional fees that could be charged during their tenancy after putting down money.
12 September 2018
It’s been announced that the next stage of the Tenants’ Fees Bill through Parliament will be its Second Reading in the House of Lords, scheduled for Wednesday October 10.