Tenants should be offered indefinite tenancies, says think tank

Published by Landlord Today on Monday, 05 January 2015
Tenants in the private rented sector should be given new rights to stay in their home as long as they want, according to Civitas.

The think tank also suggested that tenants should receive guarantees that their rent will not increase above inflation.

In a report entitled The Future of Private Renting, Civitas called for a new regulatory regime in the private rental sector which would prevent landlords exploiting the shortage of homes at the expense of tenants and taxpayers.

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