Tenant’s Response to Counter Proposal for Energy Efficiency Improvements
This Tenant’s Response to Counter Proposal for Energy Efficiency Improvements can be sent by a tenant to a landlord following receipt of a landlord’s counter proposal relating to energy efficiency improvements requested by the tenant.
This letter complies with Part 2 of The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015, which came into force on 1 April 2016. This legislation allows residential tenants to request their landlord’s consent to make energy efficiency improvements. Landlords must not unreasonably refuse consent if the tenant’s request complies with the Regulations.
A landlord may serve on the tenant a counter proposal suggesting alternative energy efficiency improvements to those specified in the tenant’s request letter. The tenant must respond within one month. In this template letter, the tenant states whether consent is given to each proposed energy efficiency improvement.
Please refer to the Guidance Notes in this subfolder for more detailed information about counter notices.
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