May 22, 2018

Banning Letting Agency Fees

My constituency, Cardiff Central, has the fifth highest proportion of private renters of any constituency in the UK. Almost¬†37% of Cardiff Central constituents live in private rented accommodation. So the issue of unfair letting agency fees is never far from my mind. My constituency surgeries are frequently attended by people suffering at the hands of unscrupulous landlords and agents, who …

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July 19, 2017

Welsh Government Consultation: Letting Agency Fees

The Welsh Government want your views on proposals to change the way fees are charged by letting agents, landlords and third parties to tenants in the private rented sector. If you’re a private sector tenant in Cardiff Central, it is vital you respond to this consultation and help shape the Welsh Government’s policy on letting agency fees going forward. The …

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May 1, 2015

Labour: Making Housing Fairer and More Accessible

The Labour Party will stop unfair letting fees When you rent a place you shouldn’t have to pay a fortune to sign your contract. Labour will ban unfair letting fees so you’re left with a bit more to pay for books (or beer!).¬† Labour will extend tenancies and make them more secure You should have the option to choose a …

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