• Business
  • Published 2016

Residential: home safety certificates

  title={Residential: home safety certificates},
  author={Si{\^a}n Morgan},
Frank Bertie outlines a new industry-led initiative to help landlords carry out regular safety checks and meet their legal obligations. Conditions for England’s 9 million tenants in private rented accommodation are currently worse than in any other housing sector. Around a third of properties fail to meet the government’s Decent Homes Standard, and millions of tenants experience potentially life-threatening risks, such as electrical hazards and gas leaks.