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MP's bill forcing private landlords to fix mould 'will get second reading'

MP's bill forcing private landlords to fix mould 'will get second reading'

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Private renters are most in need of Awaab’s Law due to the frequently worse conditions of mould in their homes, says Labour MP Fleur Anderson, who hopes to instigate stricter rules for the PRS.

MPs say private landlords must face same rules as social housing

MPs say private landlords must face same rules as social housing

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Select committee report is arguing for a change in the law to force private landlords to have to fix mould within days

MPs want landlords to sort out mouldy PRS homes

MPs want landlords to sort out mouldy PRS homes

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A cross-party group of MPs says a crackdown on social landlords to tackle damp and mould should be extended to tenants in the private rented sector.

Landlords told to fix mouldy homes within 24 hours 

Landlords told to fix mouldy homes within 24 hours 

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Michael Gove says that under Awaab’s Law, social housing landlords must deal with condensation issues without delay.

Landlord pays high price for ignoring mouldy bedroom

Landlord pays high price for ignoring mouldy bedroom

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A landlord who failed to remove dangerous mould from a children’s bedroom has been handed a £10,451 fine.

Absentee landlord handed fine for ignoring tenants

Absentee landlord handed fine for ignoring tenants

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A landlord who ignored improvement notices on his two unlicensed properties has been handed a £15,000 fine by magistrates.

Kids and pets raise the cost of renting

Kids and pets raise the cost of renting

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Renters with pets or children are paying as much as £460 more during their tenancy compared to other renters.