The government announced last week that the Tenant Fees Bill will come into force in England on 1 June 2019. Following the Third Reading in the House of Lords, the Bill is likely to receive Royal Assent in the coming weeks.
David Cox, chief executive at ARLA Propertymark commented: “With the Tenant Fees Bill completing its passage through the House of Lords, it appears the Tenant Fees ban will come into force on 1st June 2019; subject to parliamentary scrutiny in the House of Commons. This now gives agents the legal certainty they need to prepare for a post tenant fees ban world.
“To learn about the intricacies of the legislation, we encourage agents to come to our Regional Meetings over the next few weeks and of course our annual Conference, where ARLA Propertymark will be doing everything it can to help agents plan and prepare for the introduction of the Bill.”