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Letting Agents: Fees and Charges

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 122338, tabled on 11 January 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what the timetable is for the introduction of the draft Tenant Fees Bill into the House.

Answered on

16 January 2018

On 1 November 2017, the Government published a draft Bill, proposing a ban on letting agent fees for tenants. The draft Bill and explanatory notes can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/draft-tenants-fees-bill

The Communities and Local Government Select Committee are conducting an inquiry into the draft Bill. The Government will consider any recommendations of the Committee and then seek to introduce the Bill formally to Parliament as soon as Parliamentary time allows.

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