Legal Requirements

Landlords Legal Requirements

The world of lettings can be a confusing one. With the ever changing legislative landscape, ensuring your investment, your tenants and your legal obligations are cared for can seem like a very difficult juggling act. At Adore Cardiff, we ensure our landlords fulfil their legal obligations while maximising the rental return as part of our management service. If however you are landlord simply looking for a bit of advice and a place to start on navigating the minefield legal minefield, read on! If you have any questions, we’re only a call away.

 

Gas Safety Certificate (CP12)

Electrical Safety

Energy Performance

Houses in Multiple Occupations (HMO’s)

Repairs

Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 1993

Smoke Alarms

Tenancy Deposit Protection

Housing health and safety rating system (HHSRS)

Gas - www.legislation.gov.uk and www.hse.gov.uk/gas

Electricity - www.legislation.gov.uk

Energy Performance - www.legislation.gov.uk and www.communities.gov.uk

HMOwww.legislation.gov.uk and www.cardiff.gov.uk/privaterent

Repairswww.legislation.gov.uk

Furniturewww.legislation.gov.uk and www.firesafe.org.uk

Smoke Alarms – www.legislation.gov.uk

Overseas Landlordswww.hmrc.gov.uk/nonresidents

Tenancy Deposit Protection - www.direct.gov.uk/tenancydeposit and http://www.depositprotection.com/

 

**This guide is designed to give you an idea of the sought of legal requirements expected from you, as a landlord when renting a property. This is provided to give helpful advice but is by no means an exhaustive list. We suggest speaking to a property professional.**

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