Letting Agent Fees
There have been votes in Parliament on if letting agent fees, charged to tenants, ought be more strongly regulated or even banned.
Jim Dowd consistently voted for restrictions on fees charged to tenants by letting agents
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of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source
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On 25 Jun 2014:
Jim Dowd voted to ban letting agent fees, to make three year tenancies the default in the private rented sector and for action on excessive rent rises during longer tenancies.
On 16 Jun 2014:
Jim Dowd was absent for a vote on Consumer Rights Bill — New Clause 30 — Report on Detriment Caused by Letting Agent Fees and Plans to Prohibit Detrimental Fees
On 13 May 2014:
Jim Dowd voted to ban letting agents charging tenants, or prospective tenants, fees.
On 14 May 2013:
Jim Dowd voted to call on the Government to take real action on jobs, affordable accommodation, rising energy and water bills, the costs of travel to work.
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