Ministers urged to axe huge deposits on home lets as tenants lose out

Ministers should consider a system of rental insurance in order to “rectify an ­unfair system which is ­unpopular with hard-pressed tenants”, reports the Daily Mirror, Sunday 5 August.

The system, proposed by Brian Sturgess in “Down with Deposits” pulished by the Centre for Policy Studies, aims to make life easier for Generation Rent by removing the requirement to collect a large upfront deposit when renting.

Click here to read the full piece on the Mirror website.

“Down with Deposits” is available to download from the CPS website.

Date Added: Sunday 5th August 2018