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I am a Housing Association tennant and have been offered a

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I am a Housing Association tennant and have been offered a replacement heating & hot water system by my landlord. The work involves replacing the existing boiler and removing the secondary heating ie a gas fireplace with an electrical point. I do not wish to lose my gas fire but this is a condition of the replacement system. I thought it was a legal requirement for landlords to provide a secondary heating system for backup. Have the reqgulations changed and if so when? If not, did they ever exist? I have already opted out of the replacement system but can I change my mind if I accept the landlords terms because my existing system is inefficient?

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes I will see if I can increase the price.

Can you set my question to needing a higher level response as I cannot see anything in settings.

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I'll wait just a little longer. Thanks

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Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I would prefer to have my answer by text as I cannot remember long phone conversations. What further information do you need?

Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
There is no legal requirement to have a secondary heating system for backup, there has never been such legislation. Indeed many Association properties have just central heating and hot water.
If the Landlord instals a new system and it does not work, then yes - you can change your mind.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Alex
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