MPs hold first evidence session for private rented sector inquiry

04 February 2013

Communities and Local Government Committee examines key issues facing private landlords and tenants


Monday 4 February 2013

Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 4.10 pm

  • Dr Tim Brown, Director, Centre for Comparative Housing Research, De Montfort University
  • Professor Martin Partington CBE, QC, Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Bristol
  • Dr Julie Rugg, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Housing Policy, University of York

At 5pm

  • Kay Boycott, Director of Communications, Policy and Campaigns, Shelter
  • Cllr Tony Newman, Member of Environment and Housing Board, Local Government Association
  • Jacky Peacock OBE, Secretary, National Private Tenants Organisation
  • Alan Ward, Chair, Residential Landlords Association

This inquiry is examining private rented sector housing, particularly the quality of housing in the sector, rent levels and the regulation of landlords, letting agents and houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) and tenure. This is the first oral evidence session and is focused on key issues facing the private rented sector.

Written evidence

Read the written evidence submitted by the witnesses being questioned today.

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