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Landlords and sellers are bound by many pieces of UK legislation, including but not limited to:

  • Housing Act 1875
  • Rent Restrictions Act 1915
  • Public Health Act 1936
  • Fire Precautions Act 1971
  • Defective Premises Act 1972
  • Occupier’s Liability Acts 1957 and 1984.
  • Rent Act 1977
  • Protection from Eviction Act 1977
  • Building Act 1984
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1985
  • Furniture and furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988
  • Housing Act 1988
  • Electricity Act 1989
  • Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994
  • Plugs and Sockets etc. (Safety) Regulations 1994
  • Disability Discrimination Act 1995
  • Housing Act 1996
  • Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998
  • Building Regulations 2000
  • Housing Act 2004
  • Housing Health and Safety Rating System (England) Regulations 2005
  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) Regulations 2007
  • Houses in Multiple Occupation (Management) (England) Regulations 2009
  • Deregulation Bill 2015
  • Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations 2015
  • Tenant Fees Act 2019

At Thorgills we take a proactive approach to compliance, following legislation currently being reviewed in Parliament and taking part in external training so that we can keep our clients up to date. Our regular in-house training programme ensures our team understand how and when to take action to protect landlords, sellers, tenants and buyers.

If you are dissatisfied with your experience with Thorgills, you can make a complaint. We will investigate the matter fully and respond to you promptly. If you remain dissatisfied you can refer the case to The Property Ombudsman for further review. Please contact us for a copy of our complaints procedure.

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