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Landlord forum - 3 November 2020

In this issue:

Landlord forum recording

View a video recording of the landlord forum that took place on 3 November 2020.

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New amenities and facilities guide

The new amenities and facilities guide replaces IGGY. The guide covers changes to HMO licensing, updated fire safety precautions to fall in line with BS 5839-6: 2019 and covers minimum room sizes in HMO's.

Download the new guide.

Let's Rent Coventry - rent guarantee scheme

The Let's Rent scheme matches people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness with landlords who have properties to let. This scheme guarantees the payment of up to five weeks rent as a tenancy deposit. This is a free service for landlords.

Find out more.

Electrical safety regulations 2020

  • New legislation came into force on 1 June 2020 and applies to England only.
  • Imposes a duty on landlords to ensure that the electrical safety standards are met in private rented accommodation.
  • Ensure that every electrical instillation in the residential premises is inspected and tested at regular intervals by a qualified electrician.

Where a report requires the landlord to undertake further investigative or remedial work then this must be carried out within 28 days or the period specified in the report if less than 28 days.

Find out more.

Contact us

We want to work with you to improve housing in the city. If you want to get in touch with any questions please, contact the team:


Telephone: 024 7697 5467