Letting Factsheets – Index

The Letting Centre’s Factsheets provide concise information on a wide range of legislation and other issues relating to residential letting and property management, setting out key points for landlords and agents. There are over 50 factsheets available and summaries of each factsheet can be accessed by clicking on the links below.

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LFACTS1 Letting Factsheets: Contents List and Copyright Policy
LFACTS2Letting Residential Property in the UK (including main regs and applicable factsheets)
LFACTS3Furniture & Furnishings (Fire)(Safety) Regulations
LFACTS4Electrical Safety for Landlords
LFACTS5Electrical Safety: Portable Appliances
LFACTS6Gas Cooking Appliances (Safety) Regulations 1989
LFACTS7Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998
LFACTS8Section 8 Notice requiring possession following tenant default
LFACTS9General Product Safety Regulations 2005
LFACTS10The Consumer Rights Act 2015
LFACTS10aUnfair Contract Terms Guidance
LFACTS11Landlords’ Repairing Obligations (under section 11, Landlord and Tenant Act 1985)
LFACTS12The Water Industry Act
LFACTS13Procedure for increasing rents in England and Wales
LFACTS14Squatters and the law
LFACTS15The Housing Benefit Regulations
LFACTS15aLocal Housing Allowance Regulations
LFACTS16The Accommodation Agencies Act 1953
LFACTS17Gas Safety (Installation & Use)(Amendment) and (Amendment No.2) Regulations 1996
LFACTS18Residential tenancy agreements
LFACTS18aNew High Rent rules for Assured Tenancies
LFACTS19Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreements
LFACTS20Possession Actions for Residential Property
LFACTS21Section 21 – Notice requiring possession
LFACTS22Housing Act 1996 – provisions relating to assured and assured shorthold tenancies
LFACTS23Housing Act 2004 – the key provisions
LFACTS24Tenancy Deposits and the Housing Act 2004
LFACTS24aTenancy Deposit Protection – the choices
LFACTS24bTenancy Deposit Protection – statutory information requirements
LFACTS25The Equality Act 2010
LFACTS26Non Resident Landlords Scheme
LFACTS27The Plugs and Sockets etc. (Safety) Regulations 1994
LFACTS28Housing, Health & Safety Rating System
LFACTS29Statutory Forms for assured and assured shorthold tenancies under the Housing Act 1988 .
LFACTS30Investing in Residential Property
LFACTS31Dealing with Noise and Nuisance
LFACTS32Stamp Duty on Residential Tenancy Agreements / Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)
LFACTS33Business, Agricultural and Mixed Use Tenancies
LFACTS34Landlord’s responsibilities under the Immigration Act
LFACTS35The Commonhold & Leasehold Reform Act 2002
LFACTS36Building Regulations and how they apply to letting and property management
LFACTS37Electrical Safety and the Building Regulations
LFACTS38Energy Performance Certificates and the Private Rented Sector
LFACTS39Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013
LFACTS40Houses in Multiple Occupation and the Housing Act 2004
LFACTS41Management of HMOs and HA2004
LFACTS42Pre Action Protocols
LFACTS43Digital Television Switchover
LFACTS45Rent Guarantees
LFACTS46Letting and Young People
LFACTS47Letting to Tenants with Pets
LFACTS48Dealing with Pests
LFACTS49Homes Fitness for Human Habitation
LFACTS50The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide (England) Regulations 2015
LFACTS51Tenant Fees Act 2019
LFACTS52Debt Respite Scheme (‘Breathing Space’)
LFACTS53Residential Landlords and Fire Safety