Part 13 Disability: Miscellaneous (ss 189-190)
Part 13 Disability: Miscellaneous (ss 189-190)
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

189 Reasonable adjustments

Schedule 21 (reasonable adjustments: supplementary) has effect.


190 Improvements to let dwelling houses

(1)     This section applies in relation to a lease of a dwelling house if each of the following applies—

(a)     the tenancy is not a protected tenancy, a statutory tenancy or a secure tenancy;

(b)     the tenant or another person occupying or intending to occupy the premises is a disabled person;

(c)     the disabled person occupies or intends to occupy the premises as that person's only or main home;

(d)     the tenant is entitled, with the consent of the landlord, to make improvements to the premises;

(e)     the tenant applies to the landlord for consent to make a relevant improvement.

(2)     Where the tenant applies in writing for the consent—

(a)     if the landlord refuses to give consent, the landlord must give the tenant a written statement of the reason why the consent was withheld;