Landlord Legislation

Landlord legislation includes requirements for:

  • Blinds
  • Central heating, boilers & gas appliances
  • Valid gas safety certificate
  • Checkout inspection
  • Deposits and Tenancy Deposit Protection
  • Electrical Equipment and PAT Testing
  • Electrical Installations
  • Electrical Safety in the PRS
  • EPC
  • Furniture and Furnishing (Fire Safety)
  • Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act
  • Legionella
  • Prescribed Hazards
  • Refundable Tenancy Deposit
  • Right to Rent
  • Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms
  • Tenant Fees Act (2019)
  • Handrails are mandatory. Stairs should have a handrail on at least one side if they are less than one metre wide, and on both sides if wider than this.