Useful Templates to aid Better Communication during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic
The government's response to the Coronavirus pandemic has imposed restrictions which are relevant for landlords in the private rented sector. However landlords can still access & market their properties and ensure that works are carried out to meet legal obligations and ensure tenant welfare whilst observing social distancing measures.
As such we have put together a set of template letters that you may wish to use to formalise any communication that occurs between you and your tenant:
Essential Electrical Safety Check (Coronavirus Pandemic)
Essential Gas Safety Check (Coronavirus Pandemic)
Essential Repair During Coronavirus Pandemic
Template Letter: Landlord Response (Agreement)
Template Letter: Landlord Response (Refusal)
Tenant Covid-19 Information Attachment
We recognise that HMOs present a difficult problem in terms of reducing transmission of the virus and that tenant turnover can be high. However there are practical steps you can take to lower the risks as far as possible during the course of the pandemic. The sections below provide key information to assist HMO managers and landlords.
Important information for HMO Landlords and Tenants during COVID-19