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How much do you know about Gas Safety? Take our quick quiz - 22 September 2017

This week marks the seventh annual Gas Safety Week. Poorly maintained gas appliances cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and even carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and can cause serious injury and even death. The Gas Safety Week campaign,  co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register, aims to raise awareness of this, and has issued six simple steps to staying 'gas safe' which apply to both landlords ... more

Call of the Week-student property has no gas safety certificate - 21 September 2017

This week is Gas Safety Week, and to mark this our Call of the Week focuses on a member who called us with a query about a gas safety certificate. The query was about a property being rented by the caller’s son. The son shares with four other students, and they are all on separate contracts with the landlord. The landlord had ... more

'Busiest' day for tenancies ending is here-but don't be alarmed - 21 September 2017

Today has been revealed as the BUSIEST day of the year for tenancies coming to an end, according to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS). The September 21st date has been calculated using statistics recorded over the last ten years. Last year on the third Thursday in September, TDS saw 18,000 tenancies coming to an end, compared to the average of 1,300. But ... more

RLA meets with housing minister - 20 September 2017

The RLA has met with housing minister Alok Sharma to discuss issues affecting the PRS and to press for greater support for landlords. RLA chairman Alan Ward was invited to meet the minister with conversation centring around issues of affordability and supply and the personal consequences of changes in tenancies. Mr Ward also pressed the minister to act as an advocate ... more

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@rla_news - 22 September 2017 15:40 - How much do you know about Gas Safety regulations? Have a go at our quick quiz ?? #GasSafetyWeek #GSW17

@rla_news - 22 September 2017 10:05 - Call of the Week: Student property has no gas safety certificate-what should I do? #GasSafetyWeek #GSW17

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