HMO Management Regulations
Letting Agents and Property Managers: Redress Scheme
Works to remedy Category 1 hazards found during inspections
Works specified in HHSRS works agreements and improvement notices should be carried out in accordance with the specified timescales, having regard to The Guidance for Landlords and Tenants
Contractors, agents and landlords to take precautions to avoid virus transmission and include in health and safety risk assessments and action plans
If you have any concerns about compliance with work that we have asked you to carry out and which should have been completed during the Covid-19 crisis, please contact the housing standards duty officer.
Gas and electrical safety
Where gas safety and electrical certificates become due, these should be arranged, subject to above guidance to prevent transmission. Many student properties in Bath are now empty and would be safe to work in, however appropriate notice should be given to tenants prior to access. Please see page 19 of The Guidance for Landlords and Tenants.
For any urgent issues please phone 01225 396444.
Our lines are open 8:30-17:00 Monday-Thursday; 8:30-16:30 Friday
Otherwise contact us by email: Housing@bathnes.gov.uk
Please see below Guidance on social distancing
Please see current guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities in the context of Coronavirus (Covid-19)
COVID action update for HMO Landlords and Agents
Please read the action card which gives information on what to do if you become aware that a student tenant living in your accommodation has tested positive for COVID 19. You can inform the Universities as requested by contacting the student community partnership using the link below.
Other key communications from the Universities on COVID precautions and related information can be found in the links below.
Be Safe messaging from the University of Bath:
Joint letter from the Universities and Students’ Unions to our student community: https://www.bath.ac.uk/announcements/a-letter-to-our-student-community/
COVID -19-advice Bathspa
Bath Spa are asking everyone at the University to commit to the Bath Spa Community Pledge to reinforce the core values of the University and as a reminder to be good, respectful and compassionate citizens.