Calls for crackdown on cowboy landlords

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Two property associations are calling for improved compliance tracking to crackdown on cowboy landlords and unsafe housing. The Lettings Industry Council (TLIC) has called for Unique Property Reference Numbers (UPRN) to be embedded within the upcoming Renter’s Reform Bill, so that property safety records can be grouped within a portal accessible by tenants and landlords.

“Each year, in an attempt to combat some of the issues experienced in the private rented sector, including sub-standard properties, rogue and naïve landlords, and untrained agents, more and more legislation has been introduced, confusing even diligent landlords with the complexities in providing a rental home,” TLIC chair, Theresa Wallace said.

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