Renters Reform Bill
Bristol Council to ask government for powers to bring in rent controls as costs spiral
As rents continue to soar across Britain, Bristol Council is taking a stand
Number of tenants being evicted by landlords for rent arrears is highest since records began
Housing charities urged the government to freeze rents and unfreeze housing benefits.
Record numbers of people faced homelessness due to ‘no-fault’ evictions at the start of 2022
New official statistics show the number of people at risk of ‘no-fault’ eviction was 25 per cent higher than before the pandemic, despite government promise to scrap them.