Landlord Responsibilities

A LANDLORDS BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT LIMITED) TO THE FOLLOWING

  • Provide the property in a clean and reasonable state at the start of the tenancy
  • Maintaining the property to a reasonable standard and attending to repairs in a timely manner
  • Allowing the tenant quiet enjoyment of the premises for the duration of the tenancy
  • Annual smoke alarm maintenance
  • Carbon monoxide test on gas heaters every two years
  • Providing and maintaining locks to ensure the property is secure; keys to all locks.

Landlords who adhere to their responsibilities often attract excellent long term tenants.