What will the Regulation of Housing Law entail when it is introduced?

This law will include

  • the introduction of a health and safety rating system
  • introduction of basic housing standards
  • enforcement measures for rented dwellings
  • a deposit protection scheme
  • registration of all rental properties
  • licensing system for HMO’s
  • preventing landlords from advertising their rental property as ‘No children’ unless it meets the following – it’s a care facility or residential home, or reserved for particular persons, or a head lease or planning condition prevents families due to the amenity required for neighbours, or it needs to comply with Environmental Health Guidelines in respect of overcrowding.