Rental market to be examined by Government watchdog – ‘landlords have too much power’

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into consumer protection for renters amid concerns landlords have too much power in negotiations with tenants.

The report will examine how an extreme shortage of properties has enabled the rise of onerous contract terms, such...

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1 Comment

  1. Rodney Townson

    Whilst looking at rental supply and house building (to provide more homes) is to be welcomed, the scope of the enquiry will ignore other factors, such as the provision of amenities, such as schools, health facilities and social hubs. It is doubtful that it will extend to the infrastructure required to support the energy switch to electricity and constrains on supply which are already holding back development in West London and other areas.

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