Guides for Tenants

On 1 December 2017 a new type of tenancy will come into force, called the private residential tenancy, this will replace assured and short assured tenancy agreements for all new tenancies. Find out more

Guides

  • Choosing which property to rent can be difficult. Find out what you might want to ask prospective landlords and what to look for when you view a property.

  • Get a step-by-step guide to starting renting, from questions to ask your landlord to thinking about tenancy agreements and what you have to do first when you move into your new home.

  • All you need to know about deposits from what can be deducted from your deposit to the requirements of the tenancy deposit schemes.

  • What to think about if you're going to share rented accommodation and questions you might want to ask your landlord and housemates.

  • Check what responsibilities you have and get tips on how to get repairs done.

  • How to leave a tenancy correctly and with no headaches.

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