Current and vague official tenancy agreement used by many lettings agents will be updated to give landlords fewer reasons to reject tenants with moggs or dogs.
Ministry has been warned about the contract, which suggests tenants wanting a pet should be charged an additional deposit, which is no longer possible under the fees ban.
Esther McVey says longer tenancies promote better mental health for tenants and says a decision will be made after the AST consultation ends in October.
The private rented sector in Wales could see the introduction of tenancies of a minimum of a year as standard by default.
A tribunal hearing has ruled that the ex-wife of farmworker does not have a protected tenancy on her home, as the protected status she believed she had was only granted to her former husband and not the couple jointly.
Plan will address ‘power imbalance’ and insecurity of rentals, says shadow minister
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