Private tenants housing advice
Advice about privately rented housing including where to find a property, responsibilities of the tenant, deposits and tenancy agreements.
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.
Find out if you live in a House in multiple occupation (HMO), what your landlords obligations are and which HMOs require licences.
Rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords including advice about how you can get help to pay your rent through Housing Benefit.
Squatting in residential buildings is illegal, property owners can take legal action to evict unauthorised house occupants.