There may be new and stricter legal requirements on the way for private landlords with regards to carbon monoxide alarm installation, according to a consultation document issued by the government.
Thorough checks need to be conducted when screening prospective tenants during an application stage. It gives you as a landlord the certainty when they come back positive that the tenant you have secured for your property are who they say … Continue reading
In the wake of worrying research that shows 65 percent of tenants in flats and apartments renting privately have not had any fire safety reassurance from their landlord since the Grenfell Tower fire, practical guidance has been launched during Fire … Continue reading
Fire Door Safety Week exists to stamp out the legacy of fire door neglect and to educate on the importance of fire door safety. To launch this year’s campaign, we have shared research into the state of fire door maintenance, … Continue reading
We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2020, taking place 14th – 20th September. Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. … Continue reading
A new online tool launched by Westminister Council promises to check if HMOs are licensed or not; allowing for a crackdown on rogue landlords operating HMOs unscrupulously. Whilst this new tool only covers this particular area, what would happen if … Continue reading
Manchester buy-to-let landlords will now have to give tenants six months’ notice to vacate their property, following an announcement that the eviction ban will now be extended until 20 September.
The government has temporarily adjusted the process for carrying out right to rent checks due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, allowing checks to be carried out over video calls and tenants to supply scanned copies or photos of documents rather … Continue reading
A proposal by the Government sets out detailed regulations for enforcing five year mandatory electrical safety checks in the rental sector.