England Landlord Guidance

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Overcrowding & Room Sizes

Licensable HMOs (England) Where an HMO requires a licence, there are minimum room sizes in England from 1 October ...

Power of Entry (HHSRS)

One of the most important elements of an inspection for HHSRS purposes is section 239(5) Housing Act 2004. This ...

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Blank Fire Risk Assessment Form

Blank Fire Risk Assessment Form

The Lacors Fire Safety Guidance provides a suggested fire risk assessment form. This template is based on that form

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Child Safety Locks

21/09/2018 6:09 pm The bedroom windows in my tenanted property are not key lockable and my new tenants have requested they install locks drilled and affixed to the windows in respect of ...

Heating and old skylights with regulated tenancy

27/01/2020 12:53 pm Dear Guild Have a tenant with a regulated (protected) tenancy.  Property is heated by gas fires in most rooms, but in the winter the temperature drops as low as ...

mouldy walls

hi, my tenants of 10 months didnt inform me about mould in the flat. i came to know of it from my letting agent who now went in to see the condition for my next new tenants. so I wrote to the ...

Landlords heating responsibilities

We have a landlord questioning why it is his responsibility to replace a broken convector heater (only heating in the room). I know it is a legal requirement but cant put my finger on the ...


16/10/2018 1:13 pm Dear Adrian Tenant complained to council about her high heating bills.  An electrician, who checked everything, explained to the tenant that having the fan heater ...

Handrail regulations

08/11/2019 5:32 pm Hi, I have a house that I rent out, it was built in 1901 and the tenant has mentioned the height of the handrail makes it illegal. The return on the landing is 860mm ...

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