How to ensure complete safety in your property

When you’re a landlord of a property, whether it’s a block of flats, HMO, or residential building, you’re accountable for the health and safety of your residents.

From faulty boilers to dodgy wiring, there’s a lot you need to consider!

We’ve put together a property safety guide so you can make sure both you and your tenants have peace of mind.

Note: These guidelines apply to properties in England. The law may vary slightly in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Your responsibilities when in charge of a block

Running a residential block comes with a long list of responsibilities. A badly managed block can lead to a whole host of problems, from the costly effects of poor building maintenance to legal issues from not keeping up with new legislation.

Here is a quick summary of some of the main responsibilities which need to be taken on when running a residential block - and why you might be better off using a block management service: