January 2018 Another Rule for French Property Landlords


Two New Diagnostics Must be Provided by Landlords to Tenants

As of January 1, 2018, all French property landlords must provide their renters with a diagnosis of the condition of the domestic gas installations and a diagnostic for the condition of the electrical installations of the dwelling.

These diagnostic reports must be made by a professional who verifies key points of security.

The documents to be provided when signing or renewing the lease and they are only valid for a period of 6 years. This new owner obligation relates to apartments or houses whose facilities are more than 15 years old.

As a renter or landlord confirm the application of this rule to your residence before renting.

Source article in French here