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New regulations for landlords

Private sector landlords offering shoddy living accomodation in the Island are being warned: the game is up!

The Department of Social Care's to regulate the sector for the first time - and is planning a Landlord Registration Scheme.

Minister Chris Robertshaw says too many privately-rented properties fail to offer what he calls 'standards of basic decency'.

Landlords are being warned offering poor standards will no longer be tolerated.

Marian Kenny reports:

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