The aim of Decent and Safe Homes - DASH - Accreditation is to encourage and promote good property standards and management practices in the private rented sector.
DASH Accreditation offers people working in the private rented sector the opportunity to gain a Quality Mark in recognition for the good work that they do.
DASH Accreditation runs a service which develops training and continual professional development in addition to offering a support system so that people in the lettings market are aware of their responsibilities in terms of tenant management and housing standards.
A percentage of all rented properties registered with the DASH Accreditation Service are checked to ensure they offer a satisfactory level of health and safety and assistance is offered, where necessary, to address any issues found.
Tenants benefit from the reassurance that an accredited agent or landlord will strive to provide a quality service.
DASH Accreditation offers the private rented sector a means of 'self-regulation' which means that DASH Accreditation Services is not an enforcement body. Our success comes from working in partnership with a range of other partners, to help raise housing standards.
For more information on the DASH Accreditation Service, please visit the Decent and Safe Homes website.