Call for tougher letting rules

To let sign
To let sign

"Cowboy" letting agents who behave badly and charge rip-off fees must face tougher sanctions which will see them put out of business, MPs have urged.

The Communities and Local Government Committee said letting agents should have to meet the same standards as estate agents, which would include the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) having powers to ban those who indulge in "sharp practice".
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