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UPDATE ON MINIMUM EPC REQUIREMENTS FOR LANDLORDS

Previous Scottish Government proposals to require a standard D from 2022 will now not be taken forward in recognition of the significant impact on the sector caused by the Covid 19 pandemic.

 Instead the government intends to introduce a requirement for PRS properties to have an EPC rating of C at change of tenancy from 2025.  All PRS properties will then be required to reach a minimum standard of C by 2028.  Exemptions will be available for properties where it is not technically feasible or cost effective to reach that standard.

 The government intends to consult during 2022 on requiring all properties in Scotland regardless of tenure to meet an EPC standard C, together with a proposed all-tenure zero emissions heat standard and any legislation needed to underpin this.

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