Monthly Archives: June 2011

What is fair wear and tear?

A landlord asked me the question recently so here is my answer… The House of Lords defines fair wear and tear as “Reasonable use of the premises by the Tenant and the ordinary operation of natural forces” When is deterioration … Continue reading

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Landlords warned to improve properties or face prosecution

I recently blogged about whether landlords need to consider improving the heating systems in their properties (article here) The British Property Federation (BPF) has criticised government proposals to introduce tougher energy laws for the private rented sector. The organisation’s comments … Continue reading

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