Tenant Fees Bill gets second reading

Today the Tenant Fees Bill has its second reading in the House of Commons, which provides MPs with the opportunity to debate the Bill for the first time. At the end of the reading, MPs will vote on whether the Bill should proceed to the next stage. The House of Commons Library has provided MPs […]

Client Money Protection will be mandatory from April 2019

Responding to the news, Isobel Thomson, CEO, NALS said: “Today marks an important milestone for our industry. Regulations to make Client Money Protection mandatory for all letting agents will ensure a safer private rented sector for consumers. “For many years now, NALS has campaigned for mandatory CMP, following too many cases of rogues and criminals […]

Government moves closer to implementation of the tenant fee ban

On Wednesday 2nd May 2018, Government introduced the Tenant Fees Bill to the House of Commons. Housing Secretary Rt. Hon. James Brokenshire MP said: “This government is determined to build a housing market fit for the future. Tenants across the country should not be stung by unexpected costs. That’s why we’re delivering our promise to […]