Legal Requirements

Private Landlords Legal Requirements Checklist

  • Do you have a valid Energy Performance Certificate for the property?
  • Do you have a current gas safety certificate?
  • Are smoke alarms installed to every floor of your property and are they fully operational condition?
  • Has a carbon monoxide been installed in accordance with the current regulations; in all rooms used as living accommodation where solid fuel is used?
  • Have you checked your tenants right to rent?
  • Have you provided your tenant a copy of the Governments ‘How to Rent’ booklet?
  • Have you protected the tenants security deposit in a Government approved custodial or insured deposit protection scheme?
  • Do you know whether your property requires a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Licence?

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