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Calls to reintroduce ban on evictions and rent increases in Jersey - Channel TV

18th February 2021

The JLA are mentioned and referenced in this report covering the Jersey Tenants Forum call.

Jersey Tenants Forum call for the reintroduction of Eviction and Rent Increase Ban - Channel 103

17th February 2021

Yesterday Channel 103 reported on a call from the Jersey Tenants Forum, to reintroduce the ban on rent increases and evictions.  The JLA Committee have produced this response, which has been sent to the Jersey Tenant's Forum and the islands media.


You can view Channel 103's report here: www.channel103.com/news/jersey-news/call-to-reinstate-eviction-ban-in-jersey/?fbclid=IwAR39SNpWDGaFoFk69Uz7cm0Yg6lm6J3WYWW_UAGAuVAPm1x-OXsrvvmFc6M

2,900 Inspections fail Environment Health's minimum standards - Channel TV

12th November 2020

JLA Committee Member Emma Paul appears on Channel TV following the news that over 2,900 properties have failed Environmental Health's minimum standards.

Empowering Tenants

2nd September 2020

The debate regarding Licensing of landlords in Jersey is fast approaching. Next Tuesday, the 8th September, our States Members will debate, and then vote on Proposition P106/2019. Feedback from our members has told us that you feel these changes would be excessively bureaucratic and intrusive. The JLA Committee has been busy the last few days contacting States Members to discuss the proposition, and to put forward a proposal that we think would be a better way forward to improve standards for tenants. We share this with you below.

Housing Minister alienated private rental sector - Jersey Evening Post

1st September 2020

Letter to the JEP regarding statements made by the Housing Minister, Sam Mezec regarding reports of 16% rent increases for some tenants. 

JLA response to claims of excessive rent increases post Covid-19 freeze - open letter to the Media.

11 August 2020

Being faced yet again with emotive headlines, the JLA committee have commented on a story of rent increases and our comments have been shared with Island media outlets and can be accessed by the link below;

The Committee do not feel that sensationalist headline figures should be the basis for any permanent change to legislation that would affect both landlords and tenants alike.

Promoting an environment in which landlords and their tenants can thrive, the JLA work with local government to provide a positive & fair industry.

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