A guide to: Starting a tenancy as a tenant

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


If you are new to private renting, even if you have rented before, this guide should give you information on what to do and what kinds of things you’ll want to check, both before and after moving in. The Tenant Information Pack gives you important information about renting privately so this is a good introduction - your landlord must provide you with a copy.

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