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19 June 2022
If you’re planning on taking in students or letting a room to a lodger this summer, find out more about your gas safety responsibilities.
06 November 2016
Gas Safe have discovered unsafe gas appliances in one-fifth (21 per cent) of privately-rented accommodation - which means that 2.7 million people could be living in dangerous housing.
14 June 2016
In the context of gas safety, the term ‘landlord’ is most commonly associated with owners of domestic flats and houses that are rented either privately or through a letting agent.
However, when it comes to duties under gas safe regulations, the term ‘landlord’ has a wider meaning than some realise.
10 May 2016
The legal framework for gas regulation is set out in the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998. Under Regulation 36, landlords are determined to have two main duties:
(1) To ensure gas fittings and flues are maintained and in safe condition. (2) To ensure an annual safety check is carried out on each gas appliance/flue.
09 May 2016
There is often confusion as to the differences between a routine maintenance service and a gas safety check or inspection. This is especially the case for landlords who have added legal duties.
15 March 2016
A London based landlord has been given an eight week suspended prison sentence for gas safety failings.