Campaigns briefing - A licence to rent?

By: Nicola Hughes  Published: August 2009


How regulating the private rented sector can mean a better deal for tenants, landlords and taxpayers.

Summary

For too long tenants, landlords and taxpayers have had to put up with a bad deal in the private rented sector (PRS). Now hundreds of thousands more people every year are choosing to rent rather than attempting to climb the property ladder, the problems in the sector can no longer be ignored. Shelter is calling on the Government to introduce better regulation of landlords which will help to deliver a better deal for everyone.

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