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Landlords required by law to fit smoke plus CO detectors

Smoke Alarm Detector

FROM October 1st, 2015 landlords must fit working smoke detectors on every habitable storey in all rented houses – not just HMOs (Houses in Multiple Occupation).  Also carbon monoxide (CO) Detectors in areas with solid fuel burners (coal and log fires). Smoke plus CO detectors matter

Distance Selling- How Does This Affect Tenants And Guarantors?

Accommodation is exempt from the rules normally applicable to distance selling. However, from 13 April 2014 a tenant’s guarantor became entitled to a 14 day cooling off period THE GUARANTOR relationship could be treated separately from any tenant supported by his guarantor. The new rules double the cooling period to 14 days. Some house or room…
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