Letter to LHA Enclosing Electrical Test Certificates for a House in Multiple Occupation

Letter Sending HMO Electrical Test Certificate to Local Housing Authority

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This Letter Sending HMO Electrical Test Certificate to Local Housing Authority is a template letter for use by the landlord or manager of a house in multiple occupation (HMO).

Further information about HMOs can be found in the HMO/Licensing Guidance.

Landlords or managers of HMOs must comply with The Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006.

Regulation 6 relates to test certificates for gas appliances and electrical installations.

Landlords and managers have a duty under Regulation 6 to ensure that fixed electrical installations are inspected and tested at least every 5 years by a qualified electrician. The electrician must provide a test certificate and the landlord or manager must supply the local housing authority with a copy of the certificate within 7 days of receiving a request from the authority.

This letter is a simple covering letter to help landlords and managers comply with their obligations.

The Letter Sending HMO Gas Test Certificate to Local Housing Authority can be used in relation to gas appliances.

Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused options should be removed from the template.

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