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UK Landlords: your guide to the Homes Act

Measure indoor air quality to keep your tenants and properties safe and healthy.

What is the Homes Act and how does it affect Landlords?

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act ensures that rented properties are safe and secure and has been in full force since March 2020. An implied agreement between landlords and tenants, the act ensures that rented properties are fit for human habitation and that they are free from anything that might cause serious harm to the tenants.
 


Key issues highlighted in the legislation include:

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What can I do about it?

Remotely measure your rented property’s temperature, humidity, VOCs, mould risk and radon levels. When you know what's in the air, it's easy to make simple changes and be proactive.

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House Kit

With our House Kit, you can ensure the safety of your tenants and keep your investment safe, from anywhere at any time via your smart device or computer.

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Tenants, know your rights:

Homes Act

What your landlord is responsible for when it comes to indoor air quality.

What is the Homes Act?

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act ensures that rented properties are safe and secure and has been in full force since March 2020.
 

What you should know:

How does it affect you?

According to the act, your landlord is responsible for ensuring your property is fit for habitation and free from anything that might cause serious harm to the tenants, some of which include:

How do I hold landlords accountable?

First, it's important to measure your indoor air quality to understand if there are any issues.

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Wave Mini

Your indoor air quality companion

Featuring mould risk, airborne chemicals (VOCs), temperature and humidity sensors, Wave Mini is the perfect first step into understanding the health and comfort level in every room, or a great addition to an existing air quality system.

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4 Sensors

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Integrations

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What can you do if you find a problem?

Use a Wave Mini to monitor your air quality levels and report to your landlord or local entity.

Inform your landlord about the issue. Your landlord is expected to fix the problem within a reasonable time.

Ask for help from your local Citizens Advice, Shelter, your local council, a solicitor or a tenants' rights group. If the problem persists, seek legal counsel

The air quality in your home is key to the overall health of you and your family.

Wave Mini is the easiest way to quickly understand the healthy and comfort in every room! Keep an eye on:

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Want a complete indoor air quality solution?

 

Keep track of mould risk, airborne chemicals and radon gas anytime, anywhere.

You have a right to a safe home

This act applies to you if you:

Tenants, your voice matters!
For a healthier and smarter home:

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Keep your family safe from indoor contaminants

Radon and indoor air quality monitors help you see what’s hiding in the air you breathe, for a healthier, more comfortable home environment.