Trading standards team target unscrupulous student letting agents
Trading standards officers are targeting unscrupulous landlords and letting agents who they believe are preying on students.
It follows an investigation by the team at Leicestershire County Council which has highlighted a number of common problems facing people moving into rented accommodation.
The project comes as thousands of students prepare to start the new term at Loughborough University.
A Leicestershire County Council spokesman said: "An investigation by our trading standards team revealed that the main issues affecting students included unprotected deposits, unfair contract... read more
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