Housing conditions and rights of tenants
The Housing Act 2004 (link opens in new window) introduced a new method of assessing housing conditions.
Types of hazards you can complain about
These are the most common hazards that affect health and safety in the home. They include:
- damp and mould growth
- excessive cold
- unsafe gas or electrical appliances
They also include the risk of falling on stairs, floors or paths leading to your home or if your home is vulnerable to intruders.