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
"I must say I've worked with several agents in Suffolk, Surrey and Norfolk and with you people I feel like we're working in partnership and I find the help you're offering as far in excess of anything I've found before. In fact because of this I'm going to be looking to invest in more property around Beccles instead of Surrey where I've been looking"