Schedule 5 - Application of Chapter 1 of Part 1 to existing tenancies: transitional provision

Part of Renters (Reform) Bill – in the House of Commons am 6:18 pm ar 24 Ebrill 2024.

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Photo of Jacob Young Jacob Young Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities) 6:18, 24 Ebrill 2024

Obviously, in a number of areas we have listened to the sector and moved on from the White Paper. The hon. Lady’s point is legitimate, but the reason the tribunal is able to set a rent that is above the landlord’s initial request, and to set a market rent, is that we want to ensure that it is not overburdened with repeat requests that challenge rent increases that are perfectly reasonable.