Policy paper

Retaliatory eviction: policy statement on amendment to Deregulation Bill

Description of government amendment to Deregulation Bill tabled on 4 February 2015.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Policy statement on amendment to Deregulation Bill

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The government tabled an amendment on 4 February to the Deregulation Bill. The amendment is designed to tackle retaliatory eviction and make it more straightforward to evict tenants where it is appropriate to do so, for example, because of non-payment of rent or anti-social behaviour.

Published 5 February 2015