Housing Minister Kris Hopkins said:
We are determined to tackle the minority of landlords who offer tenants a poor service.
That's why we have given £6.7 million to councils to use their range of powers to confront rogue behaviour, and why we're changing the law to increase fines.
Our new How to Rent Guide makes tenants aware of their rental rights and puts pressure on those who are not playing by the rules.
More top news
Some patchy mist and fog overnight as the temperature's dip.
The actor joined hundreds of mourners at the funeral of the 30-year-old make up artist in the village of Cappawhite, Ireland.
Odense zoo plans to publicly dissect a year-old lion - undeterred by outrage at giraffe who was killed in Copenhagen last year.