Government plans to protect tenants against revenge eviction after home ...

There are fears tenants don't complain for fear of being kicked out of their home Housing secretary will outline plans for three-year minimum tenancy term People stay in rented home for an average of four years in the United Kingdom  

By Brendan Carlin Political Reporter For The Mail On Sunday

Published: 00:13 BST, 1 July 2018 | Updated: 00:14 BST, 1 July 2018


Action to curb 'revenge evictions' against renters who make complaints about the state of their homes will be unveiled tomorrow.

Ministers will vow to introduce longer tenancy terms to give renters more security.

The move comes amid concerns that some people do not complain about the standard of their property for fear of their tenancies being cut short.

Housing Secretary James Brokenshire is set to outline plans for a minimum three-year tenancy term, with a six-month break clause, to help renters put down roots. 

But he will argue that it will also give landlords longer-term financial security. 

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