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.
Your landlord is usually responsible for arranging gas safety checks in your rented home
Landlords, tenants and owner-occupiers all have legal responsibilities when it comes to electrical safety in the home. See who is responsible for what.
Find out how to stay safe from fire in the home, and who has responsibility for fire safety in rented homes
If you rent your home from a private landlord, the fixtures and fittings should meet safety standards. Both you and your landlord have responsibilities.