Gas safety

Landlords must check gas fittings and systems every 12 months and give tenants a copy of the safety certificate. Landlords must ensure that the fittings and system are maintained in a safe condition using a Gas Safe registered fitter (Gas Safe Register has replaced Corgi registration).

The Gas Safe Register website has advice and information for landlords and tenants.

Within an HMO the manager must:

  • supply to the local housing authority the latest gas appliance test certificate it has received in relation to the testing of any gas appliance at the HMO by a recognised engineer within 7 days of receiving a request in writing from that authority.
  • not unreasonably cause the gas supply that is used by any occupier within the HMO to be interrupted.

Failure to do so is an offence for which the manager many be prosecuted or fined.

Find an engineer on the Gas Safe Register

To report someone working illegally call 0800 408 5500.

Further advice and information: