Consultation outcome

Banning letting agent fees paid by tenants

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Banning letting fees paid by tenants: government response

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This document sets out the government’s response and proposed approach for implementing the ban on letting fees paid by tenants, which will be taken forward through the draft Tenant Fees Bill.

Original consultation

Summary

This consultation seeks views on the implementation of a ban on letting agent fees paid by tenants.

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Consultation description

The government announced at the 2016 Autumn Statement that it would consult on introducing a ban on letting agent fees paid by tenants, to improve competition in the private rental market and give renters greater clarity and control over what they will pay.

This consultation paper invites views and comments on how the ban on letting agent fees paid by tenants in England should be implemented and enforced.

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Banning letting agent fees paid by tenants: a consultation paper

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Published 7 April 2017
Last updated 1 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added government response.
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