Renting – A landlord’s gas safety duties – what you should know
Whether you are a landlord or a tenant renting, make sure you understand the laws about gas safety.
Gas safety for landlords
Running a property can be a stressful business. But are you aware of your legal gas safety duties as a landlord? Every year, landlords are conned by illegal gas workers who perform poor gas work, causing serious illness and death of tenants. And if it’s your property, it’s your responsibility. Find out what your gas safety duties are.
Gas safety for tenants: have you asked to see your landlord’s gas safety record?
Being a tenant means there’s always a landlord responsible for the safety of the gas appliances. But when was the last time you saw your landlord’s gas safety record? If your gas appliances have not been safety checked within the last year, you could be in danger of carbon monoxide poisoning. Find out whether your property is gas safe now.
Gas safety for students
Students, be aware of your rights! Student accommodation can be great fun, but to avoid gas dangers that could kill you, ask to see your landlord’s current gas safety record. By law, your landlord must provide you with a copy of their landlord’s gas safety record to ensure the safety of you and your housemates. The great news is it won’t cost you a penny and it could save your life! Find out about your gas safety rights here.