Electrical Safety Standards & Regulations in the Private Rented Sector


Guidance has been published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government setting out how Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector affect landlords, tenants and local authorities.


These new Regulations, which take effect from July 1st 2020, require landlords to have the electrical installations in their properties inspected and tested by a person who is qualified and competent, at least every 5 years.


The Regulations apply to new tenancies from 1 July 2020 and existing tenancies from 1 April 2021.


If you require any assistance with your letting or tenancy, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0208 920 2678.

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