Tenants set to be handed power to sue landlords over property conditions

Tenants look set to be given more powers to take action against rogue landlords renting out properties “unfit for human habitation”, following a key vote by MPs.

The Homes (Fitness) For Human Habitation Bill had its third reading in the House of Commons on Friday, and was passed without division.

The private members bill, which would apply in England and Wales, will now be considered by the House of Lords.

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