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Landlords must have electrical installations in their rental homes checked every five years under new rules announced today. The new mandatory requirement for PRS landlords is one of a number of safety measures to be brought in by the Government, which has also launched a consultation into building regulations’ fire safety guidance. The Government has clarified the guidance, following recommendations made by Dame ... more
Hackitt: Select Committee backs RLA low cost loans proposal - 18 July 2018
Landlords are today welcoming a call by a Parliamentary committee for the Government to fund certain fire safety improvements in privately owned residential blocks. In it's response to the Hackitt Review, the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee recommends that the government should pay for the replacement of any cladding on existing buildings which had been permitted, but has been subsequently ... more