6. Ensure the property is safe and compliant

Posted in 16th August 2022 by

Categories: Landlord FAQs

Ensure the property is safe and compliant with regulations:•If there are gas appliances or gas heating at the property, you will require a valid gas safety certificate to be carried out by a Gas Safety registered engineer.

  • If the property is furnished, furnishings must comply with the Furniture & Furnishings Fire Safety Regulations
  • Ensure that any electrical installation and appliances provided are safe when the tenancy begins and in proper working order throughout the tenancy
  • Ensure there are working smoke, heat and carbon monoxide detectors where required
  • You have a duty to maintain the property and take reasonable steps to remove hazards