The ban came in on 1 June 2019 for most private tenancies starting on or after that date. From 1 June 2020, it applies regardless of when tenancy started.
The ban covers assured shorthold tenants, student lettings and lodgers living with a private landlord.
- credit and immigration checks
- renewing a tenancy when fixed term contract ends
It covers fees charged to tenants and their guarantors.
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