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Renting Minefield? Council action week to bring landlords up to date

A local council is gathering key players from the private rental sector to help landlords and letting agents get up to date with Coronavirus-related issues and new laws and regulations.

Exeter council - in partnership with the University of Exeter, the National Residential Landlords Association and other groups - is inviting landlords and agents to a week of virtual events next month. 

The online Renting Minefield week runs from November 11 until November 18 inclusive, during which there will a series of pre-recorded ‘bite-size’ talks available to those who have registered. 


And on Thursday November 19 there will be a live session with a panel of experts on hand, addressing these issues:

1. The Coronavirus Act and the impact of Covid-19 on property management;

2. Legislation and policy update to include electrical safety regulations, Fitness Bill, Energy Performance Certificates, Minimum Energy Standards etc;

3. Support for tenants – how can landlords help their tenants through this crisis?;

4. Safety nets for landlords – the impact of increasing numbers of tenants affected financially by Covid-19;

5. University community update;

6. Energy Efficiency – including Green Homes Grant and other funding streams.

For more information please contact Claire Hope on 01392 265833 or email claire.hope@exeter.gov.uk

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