"We also believe that the HHSRS
fits in well with the Green Deal".
Andrew Griffiths, of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, said it was too early to report accurately on the working of regulation covering houses in multiple occupation and the new housing, health and safety rating system (HHSRS).
Although the HHSRS safeguards the tenant, it is also of considerable use to landlords.
The Act will introduce a new housing health and safety rating system (HHSRS
) and improve controls on houses in multiple occupation (HMOs).
Contract: addendum to the housing health and safety rating system guidance (hhsrs
Private sector stock condition survey to determine standards of accommodation in the private sector including the identification of category 1 and 2 hazards using the hhsrs
, non-decent homes, energy efficiency matters, and general information concerning private sector households including a socio-economic and health profiles
The works covered by this contract will comprise medium to large building work, these will include predominantly hhsrs
(mainly covering significant dampness remediation works), some planned maintenance, and medium to large alterations to communal areas and upgrade / refurbishment works.The works will cover all normal building work and engineering trades.
The Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS
) used in England looks at 29 possible hazards during a physical survey of the home.
The work involves stock condition surveys, HHSRS
and EPC reports on the existing council housing stock.