Renters close down Savills in protest at ‘daylight robbery’ fees
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Renters close down Savills in protest at ‘daylight robbery’ fees

Ever since the Tories proposed banning letting agent fees, agents like Savills and the Association of Registered Letting Agents have been pouring time and money into making sure the ban never sees the light of day. Along with other companies, high-end letting Savills co-signed an open letter to government worrying that the consultation was becoming a ‘political … Continue reading

We demanded an end to discrimination – what did the letting agents say?
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We demanded an end to discrimination – what did the letting agents say?

We launched our #YesDSS campaign with a bang outside Hackney Town Hall. Around 80 people came along to tell local letting agents that we’ll no longer tolerate their naked discrimination of people on benefits. We heard from some amazing groups also fighting housing inequality that came to show solidarity with our campaign. We mystery shopped … Continue reading

Landlord MP says law requiring homes be fit for human habitation is “unnecessary burden”
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Landlord MP says law requiring homes be fit for human habitation is “unnecessary burden”

Heather Kennedy Why are private renters treated so atrociously in the UK? Look at other European countries like Germany and France and we see it’s actually not impossible to get a private rented sector that provides people decent, secure homes they can afford. But in the UK, and particularly London and the South East we’re … Continue reading