- Landlords’ right to refuse relevant energy efficient improvement request
- Original news
- What properties are affected?
- What is a relevant energy efficiency improvement?
- When will a landlord be ‘reasonable’ in refusing consent?
- How does the request process work?
- Stage one—tenant’s request
- Stage two—landlord’s response
- Stage three—further landlord’s response (if relevant)
- Superior landlord consent
- What are the penalties for landlords?
- What does this mean for those in practice?
- How should landlords be advised to prepare?
- How does this fit with the minimum energy efficiency standard requirements that come into force on 1 April 2018?
Environment analysis: Part 2 of the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 will come into force on 1 April 2016. Helen Pickard, associate at Nabarro LLP, examines what this will mean for those advising landlords.
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