Private Residential Tenancies

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Notice to Landlords

Housing (Standards for Rented Houses) Regulations 2019

The above standards for private rented houses set out in the above legislation came into effect on 1st May 2019.

By law, landlords must ensure that their rented properties provide tenants with a safe and healthy environment to live in and comply with the Minimum Standards. Local Authorities are responsible for the enforcement of the regulations. If your property does not comply to these Minimum Standards, as a landlord, you could be prosecuted. New standards came into effect on 1st May 2019 and the information below summarises the Minimum Standards and highlights the new obligations for landlords.

Guide for Landlords & Tenants - Housing Standards for Rented Houses 2019

Housing (Standards for Rented Houses) Regulations 2019

RTB House Safety Leaflet

RTB Good Landlord Guide


For further information visit the Residential Tenancies Board’s website at

For enquiries regarding Private Rented Accommodation in Leitrim email: or contact the Houisng Department, Leitrim County Council on 071 9620005


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