Advice to letting and property management agencies
There have been some changes that affect lettings agencies or property management businesses.
Find out more about:
- Display of fees on the Business Companion website
- Tenancy deposit protection schemes on GOV.UK
- Redress schemes on GOV.UK
In some cases failure to comply can attract a penalty of £5,000
The government have produced a model tenancy agreement for a shorthold assured tenancy.
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Consumer advice and complaints
The Citizens Advice consumer helpline can advise you about your rights both before and after buying goods or services.
If you want to make a complaint you should contact Citizens Advice. You can do so online or you can call 03454 04 05 06 or text phone 18001 03454 04 05 06.
If the matter is a criminal issue that trading standards can look into, Citizens Advice will refer it to the correct authority. They also maintain a national database which highlights frequently complained about traders.
Business advice is available via Business Companion. You will find both quick and in-depth guides, suitable for the level of knowledge you need.
If you need further guidance please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org, or call on 020 8753 1081.
PO Box 66532
London W8 9GL
If you want to see someone face-to-face please call for an appointment on 020 8753 1081.