Furniture and Furnishings


This Act covers all upholstery and upholstered furniture supplied by the landlord in a rented property. The regulations apply to all upholstered furniture manufactured after 1950.


Items Covered by the Regulation


  • Beds, includes headboards and mattresses, sofa beds, futons and fold up guest beds.
  • Nursery furniture.
  • Cushion seats and pillows.
  • Garden furniture that is suitable for indoor use.


Items that are Exempt


  • Furniture manufactured before 1950.
  • Sleeping bags.
  • Bed linen (includes duvets).
  • Pillow cases and loose mattress covers.
  • Curtains and carpets

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