These regulations were introduced under the jurisdiction of Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and are designed to provide standards for the installation and maintenance of all new gas pipe work and appliance installations together with conditions for maintenance. Furthermore, the regulations have obligations for persons involved with the letting of a property.
When letting a property landlords and tenants have different obligations to fulfil legal and contractual requirements.
The Coronavirus Act 2020 provided protection to social and private tenants by delaying when landlords can evict tenants.
Renting in the private sector has in recent years grown significantly and although we are seeing a resurgence of first time buyers we believe that tenant demand will remain high for many years to come.