Landlord’s Letter Sending Electrical Installation Report to Local Housing Authority (England)
This Letter sending Electrical Installation Report to Local Housing
Authority (England) is for use by a residential Landlord who has recently
had an electrical installation inspection and test carried out in premises
The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England)
Regulations 2020 (‘the Act’), imposes duties on private landlords of
residential properties in England to carry out five-year electrical safety
checks. Tenancies granted on or after the 01 July 2020 will be caught by
the Act. Existing tenancies will be caught by the Act from 01 April 2021.
Most tenancies are caught by the regulations, although a number of
tenancies including long leases, tenancies granting a right of occupation
for a term of seven or years or more, social or resident landlords, holiday
lettings, care homes, and licences for lodgers (where the occupier is
sharing accommodation with the landlord) are excluded.
This letter should be printed on the Landlord’s headed paper and sent to
the local housing authority with a copy of the report within 7 days of
receiving a request from the authority as required by Regulation 3(3)(c) of
The Local Housing Authority is asked to sign a copy of the Letter and
return it to the Landlord to confirm receipt. The Landlord must remember to
send the Local Housing Authority two copies of the Letter and a stamped
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