Complaints resolved against letting agents to the Property Ombudsman soared by 11% to 2,212 last year.
And two out of three were supported by the ombudsman.
Four landlords and letting agents are fined every week under the government’s controversial Right to Rent laws, according to official statistics.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has vowed bad landlords have no hiding place in the capital now every borough council has signed up to his ‘Rogue Landlord and Agent Checker’.
Moves seem under way to cap charges tenants might have to pay while living in a private rented home.
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