The private rental market in Bristol has doubled in size since 2000. Unfortunately, strings of unlicensed bedsits, properties with overflowing sewage and hotwired electricity meters are not a surprise. But it is shocking to read that a registered charity, whose aim is to shelter homeless individuals, is one of the most-prosecuted. 

There are too many rogue landlords exploiting the deepening UK housing crisis. If you are a managing agent and receive a complaint from a tenant, be sure to advise your landlord to take action.