Home Emergency Cover

Protecting Your Boiler With Home Emergency Cover

Most home emergency insurance add-ons, provide some cover for boiler and heating repairs but watch out for seasonal restrictions – Axa,...

Home emergency cover – what am I covered for?

Home emergency cover – what am I covered for? Most home emergency add-ons cover the most common problems, although some policies...

Landlord Home Emergency Cover

Some things don’t fall under the landlord’s home emergency cover. Such as: If you have a boiler older than 15 years, it...

“Can my tenant withhold rent because of a faulty boiler?” – D.Greene, TLA Member

In general, tenants do not have the right to withhold rent if the landlord does not carry out repairs. Doing so could jeopardise the tenant's right to remain in the...

“…How long can I leave my tenant without a boiler?” – E.Griffin, TLA Member

24 hours. Under Section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, a tenant has the right to expect a landlord...

Boilers, Plumbing & Hot Water – Landlord Legal Guidance

Warm tenants make for happy tenants. What’s more, landlords have a legal responsibility under the 1985 Tenancy Act “to keep in repair and...

Faulty/Dated Boilers – Replace Or Repair?

The Landlord Association advised its members with more than 20,000 boiler issues between October 1st and Jan 5th. More than 9,000...

Gas Safety & Maintenance – Dealing With Tenants

What information do I have to give my tenants? You must issue the latest gas safety check record to: existing tenants within...

Gas Appliances – Landlord Maintenance

The requirement for landlords to provide domestic gas maintenance is distinct from the requirement for keeping gas safety records. Effective maintenance of...

Gas Safety Certificates – Overview

Gas safety check records and what to keep What has to be recorded? As a minimum, the record of a gas safety check...

RESULTS: TLA Landlord Boiler Statistics 2020/2021 (TLALBS20/21)

The TLA Landlord Boiler Statistics 2020/21. A Collation of data between September 28th 2020 - January 4th 2021. TLA.co.uk landlords have reported...

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