Lord Hain

Labour Peer

@peterhain

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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Lord Hain consistently voted for restrictions on fees charged to tenants by letting agents

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Major votes

  • On 13 May 2014: Lord Hain voted to ban letting agents charging tenants, or prospective tenants, fees. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 25 Jun 2014: Lord Hain 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: Lord Hain 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 14 May 2013: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Cost of Living Show vote

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