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What does Brighton & Hove’s licensing scheme proposal mean to Landlords & Tenants?

  As you may know licenses are required for HMOs (Houses of Multiple Occupation) both locally and nationally, depending on the property use, size and often location. Back in NOV-16 I attended a National Landlord Association meeting in response to the Brighton & Hove County Council (BHCC) Housing & New Homes meeting putting forward proposals¬†for…

Are you a Landlord? Do you know about MEES APR-18?

From APR-18 a new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard will apply to rented residential property, linked to the EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) required to let or sell a property in the UK. This post explains the key dates, requirements and steps you need to take in order to avoid being caught out. What is MEES? The…

What is Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)?

Please click to read a very quick summary of the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) requirements for Landlords: As of 01-April 2016 this applies to any property with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating F or G Tenants have the right to request energy improvements such as loft/cavity insulation The Landlord is legally bound…