Nov 2012 Edtn 55 JCC Newsletters
The Jersey Citizens Advice Bureau has campaigned for many years for
legislation that would provide tenants with a greater level of protection.
Jersey relies heavily on the rental sector to provide accommodation for its
residents and it is only fair that there is a modern legal framework which
provides clarity and protection for both tenant and landlord.
In 2011 the Bureau saw a 10% increase in the number of client contacts and the year-to-date figures show that we
continue to see a high demand for our services. In 2012 the economic climate continues to give policy makers cause
for concern and at the Bureau we see how this impacts on individuals and their families. Housing problems are the
second biggest issue that the Bureau dealt with in 2011, with advice being given on 1,684 occasion