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Information for Private Landlords

Thinking about letting your home?

Lacors have produced an advice leaflet to help you understand the responsibilities of becoming a private landlord. It is not intended as a comprehensive summary of the relevant legislation and you may need to seek independent legal advice.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of private renting (pdf)

Which have published a step by step guide covering everything required to become a landlord, from finding the right property to knowing your legal responsibilities, to how to handle tenants and be a good landlord.

How to Become a Landlord (external link)

National Landlord Association (external link) 

The National Landlords Association exists to protect and promote the interests of private residential landlords whilst encouraging the supply of good quality accommodation and professional standards of management.

Residential Landlord Association (external link) 

The Residential Landlord Association (RLA) is a leading voice for landlords in England and Wales representing over 17,000 landlords.

Gas Safety For Landlords

Advice on gas safety in tenanted properties and advice on a landlord duties to provide safe gas installations for heating, hot water and cooking.

Information for landlords on minimum standards and Regulations.

Private Rented Housing Standards

Advice for landlords on the Housing Health and Safety Rating System.

Houses In Multiple Occupation (HMO)

Property licenses for landlords of HMO's under the Housing Act 2004.

Newsletters For Private Landlords

Here you can view copies of recent newsletters.

Wealdlet - The Newsletter For Landlords Spring 2013 (pdf)

Wealdlet - The Newsletter For Landlords Winter 2013 (pdf)

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