What you need to know about the new energy efficiency laws for your rental property

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This winter’s “beasts from the east” that covered London in up to 10cm of snow are over, but from this month new rules ban landlords from allowing tenants to shiver in the draughtiest homes. Here’s what you need to know about the new minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES). What are the new rules? Every property let to private tenants in … Read More

Landlord law: The serious stuff you must do to keep tenants safe

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Gas safety checks, electrical tests, smoke detectors… Before you roll your eyes at the miles of red tape landlords have to disentangle, here is why it’s necessary: The £250 fire door that cost five lives A young couple, their baby son and their young niece and nephew all burnt to death trapped in their first-floor flat in Prestatyn, north Wales, … Read More