1,500,000 renters could be at risk of losing their deposits after research revealed a third believe their bond has never been placed in a deposit protection scheme.
Major newspaper article describes Dlighted’s deposit-free renting as “affordable” “comprehensive” and “a real solution”
The government has made the astonishing admission that it expects letting agents to go out of business as a result of its tenant fee ban.
Academic research suggests tenants in England and Wales are missing out on £80m of interest to tenancy deposit schemes every single year.
Figures from one lettings company claim 16% of UK renters believe their landlord or lettings agent has “unfairly” taken money from their tenancy deposit – rising to 25% for millennials and 30% among university students.
A year of a ban on letting agent fees, a cap on tenancy deposits, new measures aimed at boosting home ownership and a new homelessness reduction strategy is the perfect one for the private rented sector to embrace zero deposit…
Crooked landlords and letting agents have raided close to £1,000,000 from tenancy deposit accounts in 2017 – new figures show.
A leading property expert is warning that the government’s draft Tenant’s Fees Bill contains sweeping powers for the Secretary of State to suddenly cap tenancy deposits at four weeks after all– or to ban them altogether – strengthening the argument…