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Legal Requirements Of A Landlord


As a landlord you are required to comply with over 150 laws. Although this is not a full comprehensive guide on the legality of being a landlord here are some key points.

1/ Safety Standards

Landlords must ensure that tenants will be safe in the property for the full duration of their tenancy

2/ Energy Performance

Since the 1st of April 2018 all properties that are rented must have a minimum rating of E on it's EPC.

3/ Right to rent

Landlords must ensure that they do not let their properties to any illegal immigrants and must check that a tenant is legal in the UK first.

4/ Information for tenants

All tenants must receive the contact details of either the landlord or the property agency. They must also be given a copy of the Governments how to rent guide.

 5/ Protecting a deposit

All tenants must receive the contact details of either the landlord or the property agency. They must also be given a copy of the Governments how to rent guide.

6/ Repairs

Landlords are responsible for most of the repairs that are needed on either the interior or exterior of the property.

As a Paramount landlord we would handle this for you.