by Dundonald Lib Dems on 8 April, 2017
After the news that the Government is consulting on banning letting agents’ fees, housing campaigner Anthony Fairclough reports back:
“Renters will hopefully soon be able to move home without paying rip-off letting agents’ fees, following a successful campaign by the Lib Dems in Parliament to make renting fairer. These fees are often as much as £500.
“I used to rent in Wimbledon, so I know how difficult it is to get a foot on the housing ladder. Trying to save for a deposit is impossible if you’re hit by huge letting fees if you need to move”.
Labour Council bosses are failing renters.
We have recently uncovered that Merton Council: