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Regulation Changes to Rental Property – 1st April 2018

         Landlords to ensure rental properties reach and EPC rating of E or above.

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The Energy Efficiency(Private Rented Property)(England and Wales) Regulations 2015 establish a minimum level of energy efficiency for privately rented property in England and Wales.This means that, from April 2018, landlords of privately rented domestic and non-domestic property in England or Wales must ensure that their properties reach at least an Energy Performance Certificate(EPC) rating of E before granting a new tenancy to new or existing tenants.These requirements will then apply to all private rented properties in England and Wales – even where there has been no change in tenancy arrangements – from 1 April 2020 for domestic properties, and from 1 April 2023 for non-domestic properties.

Further information can be found on the government website – Here

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