AQW 2781/16-21

Mr Steven Agnew
Green Party
North Down

Tabled Date: 09/09/2016
Answered On Date: 14/09/2016
Priority Written: No

To ask the Minister for Communities whether he has given consideration to introducing a minimum Energy Performance Certificate rating requirement in order to rent out a domestic property, as will be the case in England and Wales from April 2018.

My Department is currently carrying out a review of the role and regulation of the private rented sector and this is one of the issues being considered as part of the review. Proposals for change resulting from the review will be published for consultation in the coming months.