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.

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Caroline Flint consistently voted for restrictions on fees charged to tenants by letting agents

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about restrictions on fees charged to tenants by letting agents:

  • On 5 Sep 2018: Caroline Flint voted in favour of higher fines for landlords or letting agencies breaching the law limiting what tenants can be charged for. Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2018: Caroline Flint voted to further restrict the circumstances in which landlords and letting agents can charge tenants for losses arising from a breach of a tenancy agreement. Show vote
  • On 25 Jun 2014: Caroline Flint 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. Show vote
  • On 16 Jun 2014: Caroline Flint voted to require a report on the detriment caused to tenants by letting agent fees and the steps the government intends to take to prohibit fees that cause detriment to tenants. Show vote
  • On 13 May 2014: Caroline Flint voted to ban letting agents charging tenants, or prospective tenants, fees. Show vote
  • On 14 May 2013: Caroline Flint 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. Show vote

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