Friday, 14 January 2011

Will 'tenants from hell' end up in private rented sector?

Housing minister Grant Shapps is under fire after announcing a crackdown on ‘tenants from hell’ in social housing. Shapps has said that he will make it easier for anti-social tenants to be kicked out.

But the Residential Landlords Association said that as a result, private landlords could find themselves unknowingly taking on such nightmare tenants, without the power to check their tenant records and with no powers to take effective action against them.

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