The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act ensures that rented properties are safe and secure and has been in full force since March 2020.
Tenants no longer have to rely on their local council to prosecute landlords on their behalf.
Landlords have an obligation to provide safe housing.
Tenants have an obligation to behave in a responsible manner.
According to the act, your landlord is responsible for ensuring your property is fit for habitation and free from anything that might cause serious harm to the tenants, some of which include:
First, it's important to measure your indoor air quality to understand if there are any issues.
Featuring mould risk, airborne chemicals (VOCs), temperature and humidity sensors, Wave Mini is the perfect first step into understanding the health and comfort level in every room, or a great addition to an existing air quality system.
Wave Mini is the easiest way to quickly understand the healthy and comfort in every room! Keep an eye on:
Mould risk indication helps you prevent mold in your home to minimise negative health impacts
Ideal humidity is between 30 and 60% and low humidity has been linked to the spread of viruses like cold, flu, and even Covid-19
Monitor VOCs for an idea of how fresh your air is and to better understand unhealthy chemical levels in the air
Temperature varies from room to room, measure every room to fully understand the difference
This act applies to you if you:
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