Landlord education required on EPCs, says new report

A national awareness campaign is required to help landlords get to grip with new energy performance certificate (EPC) legislation, according to a report commissioned by a charity aiming to raise standards in the private rented sector (PRS). The report’s author, Kate Faulkner – who runs Propertychecklists.com and consultancy Designs on Property – calls for the government, industry and media to work together to educate landlords on their EPC responsibilities. She also says there should be clear information and straightforward practical guidance for tenants in the Communicating new EPC rules to landlords and tenants report, the 12th and final instalment
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