Its important to note that under election rules Nicola is not currently an MP, as Parliament has been dissolved until after the General Election on June 8th 2017.
News / Slider / July 2, 2014

Putting a Stop to ‘Retaliatory Evictions’

Nicola has co-sponsored a Private Members Bill in the House of Commons to prevent eviction where a tenant has made a complaint to their landlord.

Working with colleagues across the political spectrum Nicola is supporting the Bill, which is scheduled to have its second reading in the House on 28th November.

Nicola has worked with Gatehouse, Simon House, Crisis and other services working with homelessness in Oxfordshire, and is a Patron of the Ley Community and the Archway Foundation. With clear pressure on housing supply, both in Oxfordshire and across the country, Nicola is clear that we should be doing all we can to prevent homelessness and work towards security in the housing market.

At present, landlords can issue a no-fault section 21 eviction notice after they have been ordered to make improvements to their property by a council- the Bill would put at end to this. It would make it illegal for a tenant to be evicted within six months of making a complaint.

Nicola commented: The Oxford area has one of the highest levels of private renting in the country, and this bill would ensure that tenants can ask about repairs without facing the threat of eviction.



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