Asking about fire risk assessments

A letter you can copy

What to do:

  • Copy and paste the text below into an email or document.
  • Replace any text [in brackets] with your own information
  • Send the email to your landlord, or print out the document and send it by post.
  • If you are sending by post, keep a copy for yourself and a record of the date that the message was sent.

[Your address]
[Today’s date]

[Name of your contact or landlord]
[Your landlord’s address]
[Today’s date]

[Your rent/tenant ID number]

Dear [your landlord’s name],

I am a tenant of [name of your block or building] and I am writing to request information about fire risk assessments.

Could you please tell me:
– When the last fire risk assessment was conducted for my building.
– How I can view the assessment for myself.

As you probably know, under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order of 2005, as a landlord you are legally required to update the fire risk assessment every twelve months, and conduct a full assessment every five years.

I would like to view the most recent assessment please. I would be grateful if you could forward it or point me towards where it can be found, by [date, two weeks in the future] at the latest. Many thanks for your help in this matter.

Yours sincerely,
[sign your name]
[print your name]


If you don’t get an answer within two weeks

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