The UK housing stock is amongst the least energy efficient in Europe and the Committee on Climate Change says that energy use in homes accounts for about 14 per cent of UK greenhouse gas emissions. Non-domestic buildings account for around one-third of UK emissions from the building stock.
National Trading Standards guidance has been released to encourage agents to make any referral fees that you earn clear and obvious to your customers. A complete ban will be considered if transparency is not achieved.
Right to Rent checks requires landlords/agents to determine the immigration status of all prospective adult tenants by checking ID before the start of a tenancy.
Renters' Reform White Paper
Renters' Reform White Paper—what you need to know
Nathan Emerson talks to Valerie Bannister about the White Paper and pressing issues agents and landlords want to know. Watch as they talk about pets, Section 21, periodic tenancies and how it compares to the reform we have seen in other parts of the UK.
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