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Housing Health and Safety Rating System


The Housing Act 2004 introduced the Housing Health and Safety Rating System, which replaced the Housing Fitness Standard. Specific guidance for landlords regarding the HHSRS and it’s application can be found in the document attached below:

For more detailed guidance and information regarding the HHSRS please consult the Government website at the address below or contact the team using the details to the right of this page.

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Private Sector Housing Team
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Tel: 0191 433 3000