Damp and Mould
Damp and Mould guidance
The government has released its guidance on Damp and Mould for Landlords in the Social and Private sector. This is a direct response to the tragic death of Awaab Ishak and sits alongside the introduction of Awaab's Law in tackling this issue, that has been estimated to effect over 6 million homes in the UK.
The senior coroner on the Ishak case, Joanne Kearsley, stated;
“This unambiguous package leaves no room for excuses – and sets out the clear expectation that landlords must respond swiftly when dealing with damp and mould, to ensure renters can live in safe and decent housing, as is their absolute right.”
Tpas is honoured to have served on the expert panel that oversaw the creation of these guidelines:
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