From 1 April 2018, it will be unlawful for a landlord to grant a new tenancy of a property with an EPC rating of below E unless an exemption applies and has been registered. Landlords who fail to comply could face fines of up to £150,000 per property.
Read our summary document for guidance on what you need to do to comply with The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 (widely known as the MEES Regulations).
TLT has a dedicated hot topic page for the MEES Regulations and can advise you on all aspects of the interpretation and application of them.This publication is intended for general guidance and represents our understanding of the relevant law and practice as at March 2018. Specific advice should be sought for specific cases. For more information see our terms & conditions.
The government has announced that by 2030 it may be unlawful to continue to let a non-domestic property with an EPC rating of below B. This announcement comes as part of the government's package of measures to reduce...