Communities and Local Government Committee

Private Rented Sector inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Scope of the inquiry

This inquiry examines the role of local authorities in the Private Rented Sector (PRS), focusing on the provision by councils of private rented accommodation and whether they have sufficient powers to deal with bad practices.

Your experience of 'rogue landlords'

If you have recently been affected by a 'rogue' landlord in the private rented sector and sought support from your local authority, we want to hear from you. Send us your views on our web forum

We are also inviting written evidence that addresses the Terms of Reference. Please upload your submission using the link below.

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Latest evidence

  • 08 Jan 2018 - Private rented sector - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF281 KB) HC 440 | Published 23 Jan 2018

    Evidence given by i) Kate Webb, Head of Policy, Shelter, Dr Julie Rugg, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Housing Policy, University of York, and Professor Ian Loveland, The City Law school, University of London; ii) Kate Webb, Head of Policy, Shelter, Dr Julie Rugg, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Housing Policy University of York, and Pofessor Ian Loveland, The City Law School, University of London (at 4.30pm).

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Next meeting(s)

29 January 2018 4:00 pm

Oral Evidence Session

Private rented sector
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Witness(es)

Councillor Tony Newman, Member of LGA Environment, Economy, Housing and Transport Board, Leader, London Borough of Croydon
Sir Robin Wales, Mayor, London Borough of Newham
Councillor Simon Blackburn, Blackpool Council
David Cox, Chief Executive, ARLA Propertymark
Isobel Thomson, Chief Executive, National Approved Letting Scheme

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