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No-fault evictions to be banned

Where does rent hit young people hardest? ‘No water and rodents’ among student housing gripes First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced similar plans for Wales, while in Scotland new rules requiring landlords to give a reason for ending tenancies were introduced in 2017. There are no plans in Northern Ireland to end no-fault evictions where a fixed-term tenancy has come to an end. ‘Peace of mind’ Housing Secretary James Brokenshire said that evidence showed so-called Section 21 evictions were one of the biggest causes of family homelessness. He told BBC…

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