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All private rentals must comply within 90 days of any new or renewed tenancy after 1 July 2021, with all private rentals complying by 1 July 2024.
Block unused open fireplaces.
Not have gaps in walls, ceilings, windows, skylights, floors and doors (within reason)
Drafty homes are difficult and expensive to heat. Under the minimum draught-stopping standard, rental properties must:
What do I need to block or fill a gap?
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From 1 August 2019, landlords will need to address all “noticeable” draughts. The Healthy Homes Standards are yet to announce what constitutes a noticeable draught and release maximum gap guidelines.