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Labour Party write open letter to letting agents

08 May, 20140 Comments
An open letter to letting agents, calling on them to end charging fees to tenants, is now live on the Labour party website. The letter, written by shadow minister for housing Emma Reynolds, says: Private renting is now the norm for 9 million people, including 1.3 million families. Many face unstable short-term lets and high letting
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Labour to cap landlords rent on buy to let homes

01 May, 20140 Comments
Ed Miliband will announce today that a future Labour Government would cap annual rent increases in the private rented sector and scrap letting fees to estate agents – echoing the 1960s and ’70s rent controls that are widely blamed for damaging the property sector. In a bid to end “excessive” rent rises and give a
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