What compliance requirements do social housing landlords have?
In order to ensure that the charter is met, on a number of points, there are also a number of legal compliance requirements that landlords must adhere to when leasing or renting their property or properties to tenants.
Here is a basic requirements list:
Gas safety certificates for every gas appliance
PAT testing and/or installation surveys of electrical devices
Obtain an energy performance certificate
Correct and adequate installation of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
A safe water supply in full working order
Fire retardant furniture with the appropriate labels displayed
Cleaning before the tenant moves in
Repairing any damages to the structure, exterior and equipment in the property (including window and boiler repairs)