On the 20th March 2019, the Fitness for Human Habitation Bill became law in the UK. Sounds a bit daunting right? When we think of homes that are unfit for habitation we imagine properties that have been left untouched for decades with multiple defects, falling down walls and in some cases no doors, floorboards or working amenities whatsoever.
The truth of the matter though is whilst yes, all of these things would make a home uninhabitable there are so many minor offences landlords make (many times unknowingly) that cause homes to be unfit for tenanted living in.
Click here to read Fitness for Habitation Bill - March 20th.