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ARLA Propertymark comments on today’s Autumn Budget

Wednesday 22 November 2017

PRESS RELEASE: David Cox, Chief Executive, ARLA Propertymark comments on today’s Autumn Budget:

“There were a number of positive announcements in relation to homes for consumers in today’s Budget. We are pleased that the government will consult on longer term and more secured tenancies, this feels to be in line with the holistic approach they are taking towards the rental market. We also welcome the launch of the Homelessness Reduction Taskforce and look forward to working closely with them in the future.”

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About ARLA Propertymark

ARLA Propertymark is the UK’s foremost professional and regulatory body for letting agents; representing over 9,000 members. Our members operate to professional standards far higher than the law demands and we campaign for greater regulation in this growing and increasingly important sector of the property market. By using an ARLA Propertymark Protected agent, consumers have the peace of mind their agent will provide a professional service and their money is safeguarded by Propertymark’s Client Money Protection scheme.