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84% of those who appeal tenancy deposit deductions get cash back

Five out of six tenants who appeal to a deposit protection scheme after their landlord withholds cash get at least some money back, official data obtained by MoneySavingExpert.com reveals

19 November 2018

New law to protect tenants against unfair charges

A landlord or agent will only be able to recover reasonable incurred costs under the new rules

6 September 2018

A new law is set to close tax-free loophole on Airbnb lets

A new law is set to stop Airbnb hosts earning up to £7,500 tax-free when letting out their home

6 July 2018

Three-year minimum tenancies could be introduced for renters

Three-year tenancies could be introduced in a bid to give renters more long-term security, the Government has announced

2 July 2018

Letting fees ban introduced to Parliament

New rules to ban letting fees and high deposits in England have been presented to Parliament

3 May 2018

Plans for letting fees ban to go before MPs

Plans which will save English renters hundreds of pounds by banning letting fees will go before Parliament today

1 November 2017

Victory for graduates as PM pledges to raise student loan repayment threshold

Prime Minister Theresa May has said that the student loan repayment threshold will be increased

1 October 2017

Plans to ban letting agent fees unveiled

The Government has today set out further proposals to ban letting agents from charging administrative fees.

7 April 2017

Budget 2017: Airbnb rentals may no longer qualify for tax break as Government plans 'Rent a Room' overhaul

Homeowners who rent out their properties via sites such as Airbnb may no longer be able to access a Government tax break

8 March 2017

Clause calling for landlords to increase rents to be removed from Santander terms

Santander has vowed to remove the controversial clause and insists it's never been enforced

17 February 2017

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