Private tenants housing advice
Tips about what you should be checking when viewing a property which you are thinking about renting.
The Deposit Guarantee scheme (DiGS) helps people who cannot afford a deposit to move into secure privately rented accommodation.
Find out if you live in a House in multiple occupation (HMO), what your landlords obligations are and which HMOs require licences.
Useful tips for tenants including what to do if your property needs repairs and how to report a landlord who is not complying with legislation.
Squatting in residential buildings is illegal, property owners can take legal action to evict unauthorised house occupants.