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Government issues draft Tenant Fees Bill banning residential letting fees

Earlier this year, we blogged on the government’s proposals to ban residential letting fees.  On 1 November, the government took the next step towards realising those proposals by publishing the draft Tenant Fees Bill. The Draft Bill The draft legislation bans landlords and agents in England from charging residential tenants and licensees fees or other charges

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Government pushes ahead with ban on residential letting fees

The government has announced that it will bring forward proposals to ban letting agent fees in England.  The measures, announced in the Queen’s Speech, will be implemented through a new Tenants’ Fees Bill. The government had already targeted upfront fees in the 2016 Autumn Statement with a promise to ban fees “as soon as possible”;