Revenge Evictions To Become a Thing of the Past?
The government has proposed a change to the Deregulation Bill to stop landlords evicting tenants in houses where a health and safety issue has been identified by environmental health officers. Communities Minister Stephen Williams said “I’m proposing changes to the law that would outlaw “retaliatory evictions”, so tenants don’t face the prospect of losing their home simply for asking that repairs be made.”Read more
Now it is 2015 we are asking who'll be ringing in the changes?
The renter-landscape is changing and with this changing and increasing number of renters comes an increasing need for a just and sustainable housing system. As we approach the general election these needs should become demands.