Fairer deal for renters

Haringay Council is now set to offer a new non profit making letting agency service which is aiming to give tenants a “fairer deal” whilst offering landlords  reliability and affordability.

Move 51 North,  the not for profits letting agency was set up by the council housing management company Homes for Haringey, it is pitched as being the first agency of its kind in the country, created by a local authority to offer lettings and management services across the whole private rented sector.

Cllr Alan Strickland, Haringay Council cabinet member for housing and regeneration, reportedly said: “Private tenants in London are too often forgotten in the noisy debate about the housing market in our city.

“Haringey is fast becoming one of London’s most popular places to live and work, and we know many people prefer the flexibility of the private rented sector – which is why it’s vital we do more to protect them from rogue landlords and unscrupulous lettings firms.

“I’m delighted to launch our new lettings agency  that will offer both renters and landlords a better deal and help stamp out rip-off fees and charges.”

 

 

Allen Walkey

Highly experienced businessman with a successful career in property sales and investment both in the UK and abroad. Now a freelance writer and blogger for the property and Investment Industry, keeping readers up-to-date with changes and events in a rapidly changing world.

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