Jireh Homes

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Friday 27th June 2014


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 246

Jireh Homes

16:40 PM, 3rd April 2021
About A week ago

Councils using 'Intelligence' to track down low EPC properties and fine £5,000

Reply to the comment left by Peter Lassman at 03/04/2021 - 15:53
Hi Peter - in response to your query on the £5000 maximum fine, this is set by UK Government, not the local council - although they may the recipients!... Read More

Jireh Homes

16:34 PM, 3rd April 2021
About A week ago

Councils using 'Intelligence' to track down low EPC properties and fine £5,000

Reply to the comment left by Charles Pilton at 03/04/2021 - 13:00
Hi Charles - in response to your question if you need to renew an EPC where long term tenant in situ and the EPC expires, you do not. However in Scotland we have a "backstop" date being proposed which will then capture expired EPCs so ultimately forced to renew.... Read More

Jireh Homes

11:55 AM, 3rd April 2021
About A week ago

Councils using 'Intelligence' to track down low EPC properties and fine £5,000

Reply to the comment left by linda green at 02/04/2021 - 18:20
Hi Linda - in response to your question on Victorian conversion leasehold flat (presently a D rating) and any upgrade possible to bring up to a C would need intrusive work which freeholder refuses to give permission, the solution is to apply for an exemption (which will last five years, and then apply again).... Read More

Jireh Homes

17:25 PM, 30th March 2021
About 2 weeks ago

Councils using 'Intelligence' to track down low EPC properties and fine £5,000

The methodology in computing the EPC Rating has limitations and may not accurately reflect the "true" energy efficiency of the building but is being used as an easy to apply yardstick. As the average rating is Band D, achieving Band C for our older stock of housing will be significant challenge. Would be interesting to hear of experiences with applying for an Exemption, as for many properties this will be the best approach.... Read More

Jireh Homes

14:29 PM, 25th March 2021
About 2 weeks ago

EPC required for HMO where rooms are on seperate tenancy agreements?

The EPC Register is by building, each having a unique property reference number (UPRN), so the one EPC you have for the building as a whole should be issued to each tenant.... Read More