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Landlord News - May 2016

Grant funding for first time central heating systems

Grant funding is now available in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire for first time central heating systems - for more details please:

Smoke and carbon monoxide alarm regulations

The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 introduce new rules for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in rented homes from the 1 October 2015. For more information please see:

The Council has some smoke detectors which we can give to private landlords for free to help them meet the new rules. Stock is limited and conditions apply. For further information please:

  • email the Operational services team (NOT SURE ON EMAIL ADDRESS)

New rules to section 21 notice service

The Deregulation Act 2015 applies new rules to section 21 notice service for an assured shorthold tenancy on or after 1 October 2015. These provisions are designed to protect tenants against unfair eviction where they have raised a legitimate complaint about the condition of their home. For more information please see:

The section 21 procedure is also suspended where the tenant has not received the following: