Fitness for Human Habitation: A guide for landlords

Fitness for Human Habitation (FFHH) act guide for landlords

Making the properties safe, healthy, and comfortable for living should be the goal of every good landlord.

In the UK, the process is also covered legally by the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) act. It came into force in 2019, and besides giving more rights to tenants, it was also highly supported by landlords’ associations, too.

So, what criteria do landlords have to meet? What is defined as uninhabitable living conditions? What are the penalties if a property doesn’t comply? And how to effectively inspect flats and houses to make them ready for tenants?

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