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Award winning, industry leading software for property reporting and inventories in the UK; InventoryBase is a unique cloud and mobile app for scheduling, producing and managing property inventory and inspection reports on the go or via your desktop account.

Clerks can complete professional reports with embedded photos on-site faster than ever before with features such as audio transcription, customisable reports and templates, live calendars and diaries, digital signatures and can even go offline and still complete the report whether you are an Android user or iOS. But we haven't stopped there.

Introducing InventoryBase Workstreams; The platform to connect property managers with suppliers!

Workstreams is a responsive module provided within InventoryBase that enables anyone to outsource property visits like inventory, interim and check out reports to local and experienced suppliers vetted by InventoryBase or for clerks to find and gain more business.

And to compliment our software and support our ever growing client base we have launched InventoryBase Academy

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Fitness For Human Habitation

11 March 2020 21642 Views

Fitness For Human Habitation

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act came into force across the country on the 20th March 2019.

The act is designed to ensure all rented accommodation is of a good standard, giving tenants means of redress against landlords who neglect responsibility and provide substandard property.

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government advise;

‘Landlords who do not maintain safe properties prevent the operation of an effective and competitive rental market where all landlords operate on an equal footing. This Act provides an additional means for tenants to seek redress by giving them the power to hold their landlord to account without having to rely on their local authority to do so’.

The Act applies to: 

●      tenancies shorter than 7 years that are granted on or after 20 March 2019 (tenancies longer than 7 years that can be terminated by the landlord before the expiry of 7 years shall be treated as if the tenancy was for less than 7 years)

●      new secure, assured and introductory tenancies (on or after 20 March 2019) 

●      tenancies renewed for a fixed term  (on or after 20 March 2019)

And from the 20 March 2020 the Act will apply to all periodic tenancies.

This is all tenancies that started before 20 March 2019; in this instance landlords will have 12 months from the commencement date of the Act before the requirement comes into force.

Committed to providing inventory clerks and letting agents with the most up-to-date and useful training for both new and established property reporting professionals; the Homes Fit For Human Habitation (FFHH) guidance provided by InventoryBase Academy is completely free, and gives industry professionals guidance to understand the components of the act we have designed a template that mirrors all 29 risk categories and the guidance also includes information around:

●       explaining both the hazard and risk

●       highlighting those persons deemed most vulnerable / at risk

●       what the potential issues of each risk are

●       indicating the 3 risk category options

●       offers additional example issues and actions

Access the FREE Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Guidance here.

Other courses include “Learn how to produce professional property reports” & “Legionella risk assessments” – sign up for free at InventoryBase Academy now.

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