Minimum Energy Efficient Standards (MEES)
Under government legislation, domestic private rented properties are required to meet a minimum energy efficiency standard before they can be rented to tenants. This is defined as an energy performance certificate (EPC) rating of E or above.
Caerphilly Council’s Equalities and Welsh Language team have produced a guidance document to provide information and advice on where Equalities and Welsh Language matters should be considered when dealing with tenants. This can be accessed here.
The Gov.uk website contains a tenancy agreement guide for landlords:
The Gov.uk website has a model tenancy agreement for assured shorthold tenancies:
The Gov.uk website provides forms for landlords and/or tenants to propose action relating to tenancy agreements.
All Landlords are required to protect a deposit taken for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.
TDS provides Government approved tenancy deposit protection to help you meet your legal requirement.
You have a choice of deposit protection type; TDS Insured or TDS Custodial.
Visit the TDS website to view our features overview to help you decide which option is best for you.
How to register a deposit
Inventory Hive along with Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) are looking back on ‘Inventory Compliance in 2020: Reporting processes and guidance you need to know!’ in this Inventory Hive Webinar.
TDS Seminar – The Landlord’s Guide to Tenants with Pets
Pets in Properties? A look at real life case studies