UK PRS landlords are being urged to check the energy efficiency of their rental properties that they want to let out before tenants commit to rent them, as it could save their tenants a substantial amount of money in the long term.
Landlords have stated that their tenants are becoming increasingly concerned with the extortionate [...]
The UK Government’s Green Deal is set for launch in October 2012, replacing current schemes for property insulation, with new funding aiming to provide energy efficiency works for those on a very low income and additionally for premises where the cost of improving the energy efficiency will be cost prohibitive.
The new funding criteria means [...]
More than 17% (1 in 6) of UK PRS landlords reckon that some or all of the properties in their rental portfolio’s fall into the lowest Energy Performance Certificate categories, with an F or G rating, meaning that they could end up being banned from the rental market.
From 2018 under the Government’s Green Deal [...]
The UK government have submitted new proposals that recommend Buy To Let landlords and home owners who apply for permission to make repairs and improvements to their properties are encouraged to make additional improvements at the same time as other ongoing works in a bid to make properties greener.
However the proposals fail to fully [...]
The new coalition Governments coveted Green Deal, an attempt to insulate British homes and reduce energy usage and costs has made it into the statute books as the Energy Act 2011 and is now law, the Green deal is set to be introduce in late 2012…
What does this mean for the UK buy to [...]