What are my responsibilities as a landlord?
As a landlord you will need to be familiar with your responsibilities.
Your responsibilities as a landlord include:
- protecting your tenant's deposit
- giving your tenant certain information such as the energy performance certificate for your property and a copy of government renting rules
- giving your full contact details to your tenant those of your letting agents
- carrying out most of the repairs
- meeting safety standards (this includes regular checks on any gas appliances - more information can be found on the Health and Safety Executives website)
- following rules on rent
- not disturbing or harassing your tenant
- following the rules about tenant eviction.
You can find out more about your responsibilities on the following websites:
If you need any advice or further information about your responsibilities as a landlord, you can contact us using the form on the right hand side.
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