Which issues a report on tenants view of the PRS

Published on Fri, 20th Jul 2018 14:30

Reform of the private rental sector: the consumer view

Which has just issued a report on their findings of tenants views of rental.

The report can be seen here, but the key recommendations are:

  • The government must introduce a legal requirement for all landlords to be registered with the relevant local authority. The registration information should be logged on an online, publicly available national database that is linked to the database of rogue landlords and letting agents introduced in

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Review of the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations 2015 - Government response

Published on Fri, 20th Jul 2018 14:12

The Government has today (July 20th) has issued a response to an earlier review of the regulations covering Carbon Monoxide, and Smoke alarms.

The review can be seen here, but in summary:-

  • the Government is considering extending the requirements so CO alarms have to be fitted for all fuel burning types – i.e. to include gas equipment;

  • it is also considering extending these requirements to all Tenure Type, i.e. to include owner occupier properties

  • but they end by stating – ‘we are

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