Burnley MP backs bill to ensure homes are safe

A bill to give renters a new legal right to ensure their home is "fit for human habitation" is being backed in the House of Commons by Burnley MP Julie Cooper.
The new legislation, long campaigned for by Labour, could help renters in a significant numbers of dangerously unfit properties across the Burnley constituency.
Nationally there are over one million rented properties containing the most serious "category 1" hazards including homes that have unsafe electrics, vermin infestations, or aren’t fire safe.
The Labour bill gives tenants new legal powers to enforce their... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 41
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