New legislation set to be introduced in April 2018 will prohibit landlords from letting properties with low energy ratings. There are now just nine months left before the rule comes into action as part of a bid to lower carbon emissions in the UK.
Managing Director of Armistead Property, Peter Armistead, said: ‘This legislation will have a significant impact on landlords with older, draughty properties. It is estimated that around one million tenants are paying as much as £1,000 a year more for heating than the average annual bill of £1,265.
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