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Councils call for new powers to deal with rogue landlords

1 May 2014 Last updated at 09:50 BST

Councils in England want new powers to deal with rogue landlords who rent out sub-standard properties to private tenants.

The Local Government Association says current regulations are out-of-date and need to be overhauled, but landlords say increased controls will force up rents.

Mike Sergeant report.

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