Banning letting agents’ fees?

Legal - Key attached to a house Part of the autumn statement included banning letting agents charging fees such as inventories and references.  It is however subject to a consultation paper asking for views on this subject.

In the new year the DCLG is launching a consultation on banning letting agents’ fees and they confirmed that it will require primary legislation through an Act of Parliament to introduce a ban.

Likely to affect a high number of our customers, we will watch these developments.