Renters and Rental Reform APPG

First Registered: 21/04/2021 • Last updated on: 02/06/2021

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To raise the conditions of renters and provide a space in Parliament to have their voices heard; receive briefings from external organisations about the latest studies and research with concerns to the private rented sector; work co-operatively and in a cross-party way with the government on the introduction of the forthcoming Rental Reform Bill; arrange events in Parliament to allow for tenant organisations to meet with MPs to raise their concerns.

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Recent Documents related to Renters and Rental Reform

1. Renters and Rental Reform
21/04/2021 - APPGs

Found: To raise the conditions of renters and provide a space in Parliament to have their voices heard; receive

2. Tech firms win prize to help UK's renters onto the housing ladder
15/08/2018 - HM Treasury
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Found: Tech firms win prize to help UK's renters onto the housing ladder - GOV.UK

3. Greater protection for renters thanks to plans to tighten tenant safety
26/10/2018 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: Greater protection for renters thanks to plans to tighten tenant safety - GOV

4. Housing Secretary pledges new funding to crackdown on criminal landlords
03/01/2020 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: taken by government to drive up standards in the rental sector. More than 100 councils across England

5. Rent payments and mortgage acceptance: Commons Debate Pack
18/10/2017 - Parliamentary Research

Found: mortgage eligibility and acceptance and the role which rental payments being recorded on credit records might

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Renters and Rental Reform

1. No-fault Evictions
27/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: coronavirus outbreak. We will bring forward a rentersreform Bill once the urgencies of responding to the - Speech Link
2: of financial support that has been available to renters throughout the pandemic, through furlough and welfare - Speech Link
3: eviction ends on 21 February and does not extend to renters in more than six months of arrears. What plans - Speech Link

2. Private Rented Sector
17/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: I declare my interest as a landlady to private renters and I refer everyone here to my declaration in - Speech Link
2: reach for the hundreds of thousands of private renters who are living on the breadline and the 63% who - Speech Link

3. Rented Homes: End of Evictions Ban
22/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: have provided unprecedented financial support to renters through the job retention scheme, boosting the - Speech Link
2: affecting people struggling now. Nobody benefits from renters becoming homeless, nor mortgage payers struggling - Speech Link
3: question. As I said, we will bring forward the rentersreform Act, which will abolish section 21 of the Housing - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Poverty and Mass Evictions
22/04/2021 - Grand Committee

1: than £1,000. Most at risk are the 11% of private renters who are now unemployed. As we know, Covid has hit - Speech Link
2: Association and appropriate bodies representing renters and landlords. We received an estimate that this - Speech Link
3: generous support that the Government have extended to renters: the LHA increase, the UC uplift, the one-off payment - Speech Link

5. Public Health (Coronavirus) (Protection from Eviction) (England) (No. 2) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
21/04/2021 - General Committees

1: Government have put in place support to protect renters directly. That includes measures such as these - Speech Link
2: sleep the night after? How do I arrange another rental if my landlord refuses to give me a reference? - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Renters and Rental Reform
1. Leasehold: Reform
asked by: Steve McCabe
14/02/2020
... what the timeframe is for bringing forward legislation on leasehold reform.

2. Leasehold: Reform
asked by: Steve Reed
09/03/2020
... HC 1468.

3. Leasehold: Reform
asked by: Daisy Cooper
06/03/2020
... what plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals on leasehold and commonhold reforms.

4. Leasehold: Reform
asked by: Steve Reed
02/03/2020
... what steps his Department has taken in response to the recommendation set out in paragraph 201 of that report.

5. Leasehold: Reform
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
12/11/2020
... whether the Government plans to reform leasehold arrangements for existing leaseholders.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Natalie Elphicke Portrait
Natalie Elphicke
Officer
Conservative - Dover
Joined: 21st April 2021
1 APPG Membership
Maritime and Ports
Mary Kelly Foy Portrait
Mary Kelly Foy
Officer
Labour - City of Durham
Joined: 21st April 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 2280.

Email: lloyd.russellmoyle.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Caitlin Wilkinson, Generation Rent. Tel: 07534 725 511

Email: caitlin@generationrent.org

No benefits in kind are on record for the Renters and Rental Reform APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Renters and Rental Reform APPG