New electrical checks and safety standards for Landlords8:59 AM, 15th January 2020
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The recently updated ‘How to Rent’ guide has been updated yet again!
The 9th of July 2018 edition now replaces the 10th of June 2018 edition.
Click Here to download the full document which must be provided by landlords and agents to all new tenants.
It seems the main change was the subtitle, which should be ‘The checklist for renting in England’ (as it always was), but was tinkered with…except “The How to Rent Guide: A checklist for renting in England” is written into legislation…so the title at very least cannot be altered.
They are such useless idiots.
“This information is frequently updated. Landlords cannot use the Section 21 (no fault) eviction procedure unless an up-to-date version of this guide has been provided to the tenant.”
The above actually means the correct version of the guide at the time the tenancy was taken out not that you constantly have to keep sending updated guides to your tenants. Although there has been some debate as to whether this is best practice anyway.
“The guide is for tenants and landlords in the private rented sector to help them understand their rights and responsibilities. It provides a checklist and more detailed information on each stage of the process. including:
The booklet also confirms the following:
If your landlord doesn’t provide these, they can’t evict you until they do.
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