Addleshaw Goddard

UK 200 2013 position: 23

Consultations released on implementation of energy efficiency regulation of the private rented sector

The Department for Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has published the long-awaited consultation on implementing the provisions of the Energy Act 2011, which require regulations to be brought in by 1 April 2018 prohibiting the letting of eligible property in the private rented sector if it doesn’t reach minimum energy performance standards.

In addition, DECC is consulting on implementing Energy Act provisions empowering certain residential tenants from 1 April 2016 to request consent for energy efficiency measures, which won’t be capable of being unreasonably refused by their landlords.

The closing date for each consultation is 2 September, which doesn’t leave the industry much time, given the intervening holiday period…

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