An article about how private landlords may have lost out due to the government's decision to stop funding the Green Deal Finance Company. Will landlords with inefficient properties be able to afford to comply with the proposed changes in legislation dealing with minimum efficiency standards?

"With the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) set to expire on 31 March 2017, a year and a day before it will be illegal to let a property with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) below an E, there are serious questions over whether there will be a replacement pay-as-you-save scheme. If there is no replacement, it is unclear whether property owners with F and G rated properties will be compelled to do anything to increase the energy efficiency of their properties."