Renting from a private landlord usually provides a great variety of well managed, well maintained properties, and is the tenure of choice for many. However it is essential that you know what your rights and responsibilities are to ensure that your renting experience is a happy one. We hope that our tenants quick guides are a great way to start, however if you need more or would like to talk to someone about any queries or concerns you might have contact us on on (0191) 277 1438 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
IMPORTANT: the COVID Act has made some important changes to landlords and tenants rights and responsibilities during the COVID period, please be sure to check the most up to date guidance here.
The Act applies to both social and private rented landlords alike and sets out standards that landlords must meet to …Find out more
What is retaliatory eviction? Where a tenant makes a legitimate complaint to their landlord about the condition of their property …Find out more
Most tenancies in the UK are Assured Shorthold Tenancies. However, if you share a property (or part of a property) …Find out more
A tenancy deposit is money that is intended to be held as security to make sure that the tenant pays …Find out more
NB: the COVID Act made some significant changes to the rules around eviction, you should check the most up to …Find out more
A letting agent redress scheme can resolve disputes between letting agents and their customers, either landlords or tenants. Both landlords …Find out more