New energy efficiency rules for residential landlords in England and Wales

Since April 2018, landlords in England and Wales have only been able to contract new tenancies if the property in question has an energy performance rating of E or better. A further statutory instrument has been passed which specifically addresses the situation of landlords who are unable to access financing […]

Why MEES may be the tip of the iceberg for landlords

Landlords have until April 1st to make the necessary changes to ensure that their properties meet the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards, or face being unable to let them out under new tenancies, without an appropriate exemption. Under the Government’s new rules, a rental property must meet a minimum Energy […]

New Minimum Energy Efficiency Laws For Landlords

Landlords have just under six months to ensure their rental properties meet the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). Portico London estate agents explain how the new MEES will work in regards to EPC ratings, the impact the rules will have on landlords, and the steps that you should take […]