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RSPCA and Cats Protection voice concerns on proposed Security Deposit Cap

04 July, 20170 Comments
Following the Queens Speech announcement of a cap on security deposits to be included with the new Tenants’ Fees Bill, The RSPCA and Cats Protection have voiced their concerns about removing private tenants’ flexibility to provide a higher deposit to cover the likes of pet damage. David Bowles, the RSPCA’s assistant director of external affairs,
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New Tenants’ Fees Bill announced in Queen’s Speech

21 June, 20170 Comments
Announced in last years Autumn Statement, a new Tenant’s Fees Bill has been confirmed in todays Queen Speech. According to government figures, the average amount paid in fees is currently £223 with around 4.3m households paying such fees every year. However housing charity Shelter found that one in seven renters pay more than £500, with
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Social referencing at LRS stops illegal immigrants

08 May, 20135 Comments
Almost 2 million buy-to-let property owners will be legally responsible for ensuring that they only let properties to people allowed to be in Britain under new immigration laws to be announced in today’s Queen’s Speech – with fines running into the thousands for those breaking the law. The Immigration Bill will also limit the ability
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