Friday, 16 April 2010

Private Rented Sector in the UK General Election

The NLA - National Landlords Association has produced an interesting fact sheet outling what each political party in the forthcoming May 6th General election would do:

The NLA has scoured the party manifestos for details of policies directly relevant to landlords:


Amend the recent Planning Use Classes Order
Abolish Home Information Packs
Keep Energy Performance Certificates
Give every home up to £6,500 worth of energy improvement measures, with more for the hard to treat homes


Bring in written tenancy agreements
Free and impartial advice service for tenants
Set up a National Landlord Register
Reform Housing Benefit payments
Introduce minimum insulation standards

Liberal Democrats

Quality private rented housing for those who need it
Introduce a national home insulation programme
Scrap Home Information Packs
Keep Energy Performance Certificates

To read the parties' proposals in their own words and for the policies of the Green Party, Plaid Cymru, Scottish National Party and UKIP
Go to,4D76,23CCM,DJYS,1

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