Tenants' Guide

If you are a tenant in the private rental sector then the Tenants’ Guide is for you. We have produced this guide to help make renting your home a smooth and happy experience. Whether you’re renting for the first time, working, retired, or receiving housing benefit, it will help to give you all of the information you need about your rights and responsibilities.

The Tenants' Guide includes:

  • Budgeting and proof of income
  • Are you a ‘suitable tenant’?
  • What are your rental options?
  • What to ask your landlord or letting agent
  • Tenant and landlord agreements, rights and responsibilities
  • What to do if you want to leave