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Private Rented Housing: Evictions

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 45001, tabled on 2 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential impact of section 21 notices on the level of rents in the private rented sector.

Answered on

22 September 2022

Government published a consultation in July 2019 “A New Deal for Renting” to understand the impact of any reform to Section 21. 19,697 consultation responses in total were received from a range of individuals and, since then, the Government has undertaken extensive stakeholder engagement to understand the issues raised.