Never hand over money before viewing a property in person Ideally, visit the property with the landlord and take a friend/friends with you Ask lots of questions about the property and the area it’s in (a genuine landlord should know the answers to these) Ask the landlord to verify their ID and to show you […]
Camden Council is carrying out a ‘Fair Lettings’ project to raise the standard of letting agents in the borough. They are: Advising agents on how to comply with their legal obligations Issuing fines to letting agents who do not comply with certain pieces of law Raising awareness of what tenants should look for when renting […]
Come and meet the team, find out more about what we do and how we might be able to help you. Councillor Sarah Hayward, Leader of Camden Council and Councillor Pat Callaghan, Cabinet Member for Housing will also be attending. Light refreshments and snacks will also be provided. When: Wednesday 7th October Where: 13 Malden […]
We exist to improve conditions for private renters in Camden, but we know that the unfair renting system is not confined to the borough’s borders. There are over two and a half million private renters in London, living on short-term, insecure tenancies, facing low standards and unaffordable rents. So that’s why we asked Trust for […]
We are now based in Kentish Town at 13 Malden Road, NW5 3HS and our shopfront office is on the ground floor and is fully wheelchair accessible.
In 2004, we carried out a small research project “Security of tenure and community engagement – a comparative study” to investigate how short-term housing impacts on both individuals and communities. Here are the results: CFPT Community Engagement Research Booklet 2004
A study of the health impacts of welfare reform on tenants living in the private rented sector, produced by the Pro-Housing Alliance. It focuses on five local authority areas around the country and Camden Federation of Private Tenants was one of the organisations that took part in the research. Download a pdf file of the […]
Six tenants from different parts of the world share their views on how living and renting standards in London compare to those in their home countries. Download a pdf file of the report