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House of Commons Library briefing on the Tenant Fees Bill



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New House of Commons Library briefing which analyses the Tenant Fees Bill ahead of its second reading next week -

The Tenant Fees Bill will abolish most upfront fees for tenants in England and cap security deposits at the equivalent of six weeks’ rent. The debate on Second Reading is scheduled to take place on 21 May 2018. This paper provides background to the Bill, including information on current practice in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It explains the Bill’s provisions and summarises reactions from tenants, landlords and letting agents.