For the purposes of the domestic minimum energy efficiency standards, relevant tenancy types are:

  • An assured tenancy (including an assured shorthold tenancy) defined in the Housing Act 1988;
  • A regulated tenancy defined in the Rent Act 1977;
  • A domestic agricultural tenancy as set out in the Energy Efficiency (Domestic Private Rented Property) Order 201512 as follows:
    • A tenancy which is an assured agricultural occupancy for the purposes of section 24 of the Housing Act 1988
    • A tenancy which is a protected occupancy for the purposes of section 3(6) of the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976;
    • A statutory tenancy for the purposes of section 4(6) of the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976.

Contact: The Private Sector Housing team

Last updated on 13/10/2023