Government forcing landlords to house non-paying tenants for lengthy periods11:18 AM, 15th September 2020
About A week ago 39
There was a lot of heated discussion on the proposed EICR testing of all PRS homes on this forum.
Earlier this year it was reported that the legislation was going through parliamentary approval and it seemed likely it would pass through without too much amendment.
What is the situation seeing that for new tenant lets it was due to be enforced in July this year.
The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020
Citation, commencement and application
1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020.
(2) These Regulations come into force on 1st June 2020.
(3) These Regulations apply in England only to—
(a)all new specified tenancies from 1st July 2020; and
(b)all existing specified tenancies from 1st April 2021.
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