Labours slim manifesto offering on the private rental sector

Perhaps I should be grateful for The Labour Party Manifesto policy offering on the private rental sector, after all there was virtually nothing in the previous four manifestos.

This is it, lifted from the manifesto; a handful of lines, it took me a while to find it.

“For the 11 million people who rent privately, we will legislate to make three-year tenancies the norm, with a ceiling on excessive rent rises. A ban on unfair letting agent fees will save renters over £600. We will drive standards up by creating a national register of private landlords.”

So dissecting the above… Continue reading