Your tenancy rights and responsibilities will depend on what sort of tenancy you have, and if you share your home with a partner or other people. Check to make sure your rental contract is fair, and that you understand what it means.
Check to make sure your tenancy agreement is fair. Know your rights with written or verbal agreements, and what happens when they run out
The most common type of tenancy with private landlords. Assured shorthold tenancies usually last for 6 or 12 months and give you limited rights
This section explains the rights you have if you are an assured tenant with a private landlord
A pre-15 January 1989 regulated tenancy with a private landlord is a long term private tenancy that gives you the right to a fair rent
Living with other people as joint tenants means you’re all responsible for the whole rent, even if someone moves out. Find out if you’re a joint tenant
Will you have separate tenancies, a joint tenancy, or a tenancy in only one person's name? This decision will have a big impact on your rights.