All rented properties must meet certain standards to make them habitable. How does the Housing Health and Safety Rating System work?
The Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) is used to check your rented home is free from hazards and affects all landlords.
If you live in rented accommodation your home should meet minimum legal standards for health and safety.
Find out when gas safety checks have to be carried out, why they’re so important, and who’s responsible for gas safety in your home.
Our step-by-step guide explains what to do if your landlord is breaking the law. Don’t let them get away with it. Use our sample letter to make them take action.
What you can do if conditions in your council or housing association home are damaging your health or causing a nuisance to other people.
Landlords, tenants and owner-occupiers all have legal responsibilities when it comes to electrical safety in the home. See who is responsible for what.
If you rent your home from a private landlord, the fixtures and fittings should meet safety standards. Both you and your landlord have responsibilities.