Decision details

Retaliatory Evictions - notice of motion - Deregulation Act 2015 and the implications to the private rented sector

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Cabinet Member for Housing:


(1)   Agreed to use Flagship to highlight and publicise legislative changes designed to prevent retaliatory evictions.


(2)  Asked officers to work with tenants and landlords to practically implement the changes and improvements to tenants' rights on retaliatory evictions when they become law on 1st October 2015.


(3)  Asked that the use of this legislation be reviewed by the Cabinet Member for Housing or by a scrutiny panel, as soon as practicable after 1 October 2016.


Report author: Owen Buckwell

Publication date: 16/07/2015

Date of decision: 14/07/2015

Decided at meeting: 14/07/2015 - Cabinet Member for Housing

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