Important information – Updates to Government guidance for the PRS “How to Guides”

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2020

Important information – Updates to Government guidance for the PRS  “How to Guides”

Government have today updated the 'How to Rent''How to Rent a Safe Home' and ‘How to Let' Guides.  

 
The guides were last updated in June 2019, and have now been updated to reflect new laws which have come into force as a result of the Tenant Fees Act 2019 and the Electrical Safety Act 2020.
 
The latest versions can be found here: 
 
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/how-to-rent     
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/how-to-rent-a-safe-home     
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/how-to-let    
 
All three guides also highlight that tenants and landlords should also refer to COVID guidance which will be updated regularly by Government which can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-and-renting-guidance-for-landlords-tenants-and-local-authorities