September 12, 2014 Comments(0)
A Bill to stop rogue landlords from evicting tenants who complain about disrepair in their rented homes has been supported in principle by the Government today.
Sarah Teather, Liberal Democrat MP for Brent Central, has used her Private Member’s Bill in Parliament to ask for new laws to prevent retaliatory evictions which will give added protection to 9 million renters in the country.
The Liberal Democrat politician was one of 20 backbenchers who won a Private Members’ Ballot which enabled her to table the Bill.
Backing the Bill, Stephen Williams, Liberal democrat Minister for Communities, said:
“Our private rental sector is a vital asset, providing ... More