Autumn Statement Comment: Government Announces Plans To Scrap Letting Agency Fees

25th November 2016 by

As part of its strategy to help JAMS (just about managing) people, the Chancellor has announced plans today in the Government’s Autumn Statement that landlords in England and Wales will be banned from charging letting agents’ fees to residential tenants.  No date has been set for the onset of the legislation, but the government hopes this will be “as soon as possible”.  There is already a ban in place in Scotland. Continue reading →