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Rented Housing Inspections. A Review of Local Authority Performance of Private Rented Houses Regulations Functions

Posted: Oct 01, 2016 By: National Oversight and Audit Commission Research area:  Private Rented Sector, Supply
Rented Housing Inspections.  A Review of Local Authority Performance of Private Rented Houses Regulations Functions

The Housing Agency assisted the National Audit and Oversight Committee in the completion of this review.  The Reviews examines the performance by local authorities of functions under the Regulations applicable to the private rented sector.  A survey of local authorities was undertaken which sought to establish how they perform their functions under the Housing (Standards for Rented Houses)and Housing (Rent Books) Regulations, the level of inspection activity undertaken and how they ensure compliance by private landlords with the requirements of the Regulations, particularly in relation to the enforcement of standards.

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