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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Safety

Watch Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance’s video on how to take care of your boiler this winter Winter conditions can be harsh on your property,...
Watch to find out the top three actions you can take to protect your rental property! https://youtu.be/33Xx7_wd_ig Damp is a common issue, particularly over the winter months. Everyday...
Tenants may complain, or as in the following case, the council’s inspectors may deem it to be the case, that the system supplied is inadequate for safe living. The Aldford Two LLP v Bristol...
The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations came into force on 1 June 2020 and applied to new tenancies granted on or after that date, from the 1st July 2020. For existing tenancies...
Redditch Council voted through a new standard of amenities for private rented accommodation in the borough at a meeting of the Executive on Tuesday, 4th August. The standard, which the Council says has already...
The incident, which happened back in 2016, has now been published in full in a report by the Council to justify its claim for a new licensing scheme. The report emphasises “the diligent and vital work of...
Landlords were extremely concerned last year over an appeal court ruling that meant Section 21 notices were invalid when a landlord had failed to serve a Gas Safety Certificate at the commencement of the tenancy.
Until now landlords have only had to concern themselves with inspections and the issue of certificates for gas safety - when a gas supply is provided - but now, as from the 1st of July, landlords or...
Repairs and Maintenance: Residential landlords (private and social landlords) are being advised by Government that they should only access tenants’ properties to inspect or repair “serious and urgent issues”. They are advised to take a “pragmatic, common-sense” approach...
Leading industry figure David Alexander of lettings platform Apropos says despite NLA doubts about how it can be implemented, the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 should be embraced.