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Mandatory client money protection schemes for property agents

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Mandatory client money protection schemes for property agents: government response

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This document sets out the government’s response and proposed approach for implementing mandatory client money protection for property agents in the private rented sector.

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Summary

We are seeking views on how membership of mandatory client money protection schemes in England should be designed, implemented and enforced.

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Consultation description

Client money protection schemes give landlords and tenants confidence that their money is safe when it is being handled by an agent. Where an agent is a member of a client money protection scheme, it enables a tenant, landlord or both to be compensated if all or part of their money is not repaid.

This consultation paper invites views and comments on how membership of mandatory client money protection schemes for letting and managing agents in England should be designed, implemented and enforced.

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Mandatory client money protection schemes for property agents: consultation

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Published 1 November 2017
Last updated 1 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added government response to the consultation.
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