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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsors:
Ms Karen Buck
Lord Best

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords | 23.11.2018

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 139 (as introduced) | PDF version 29.10.2018

Latest news on the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill 2017-19

First reading took place on 29 October. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is scheduled for 23 November.

Summary of the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill 2017-19

To amend the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 to require that residential rented accommodation is provided and maintained in a state of fitness for human habitation; to amend the Building Act 1984 to make provision about the liability for works on residential accommodation that do not comply with Building Regulations; and for connected purposes.

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