Wed 12 Oct 2016
Subject to Parliamentary approval, PRS landlords will be require to have a working smoke alarm on every floor of their rental properties, and a CO alarm in rooms where there is a solid fuel heating system. the alarms must be tested and in working order at the start of new tenancy.
This legislation will be enforced by the local authority, and penalties could be up to £5,000.
Fire Regulations CO and Alarms availability so far by Local Authority on allocation of Smoke Alarms and CO detectors
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