Furnished and equipped accommodation must allow the disaster victim to live there from day 1, only bringing their personal effects. For this, your accommodation must include everything necessary to their comfort. Here's what to provide.
You must include these costs in your rental price.
Provide essential furniture:
At a minimum, provide a stove and a fridge. If space permits, also provide a washer, dryer and/or dishwasher.
For each bed, provide:
Also remember to provide a spare set of linens to make laundry easier.
Provide all types:
Provide everything needed for cooking, eating and drinking:
Remember to include small appliances like a microwave, coffee machine and toaster.
It can be a smart TV (i.e., connected to Wi-Fi) or cable TV.
At a minimum, provide the following equipment:
Equip your accommodation with a fire extinguisher and fire alarm with batteries. If your accommodation has sources of carbon monoxide, install an alarm. Check that everything works before each new rental.
Not only can this equipment save lives, some policyholders have lost everything due to a fire. So it's absolutely essential to provide all the security features required to make policyholders feel safe in their accommodation.
Although not mandatory, the following items are always appreciated: