Private renting

Private renting tenants - deposit worries, problems with your landlord, repair issues, rent arrears, difficulty trying to find suitable accommodation, or any other housing concerns that affect people who are renting privately or considering private renting.

Tenancy deposits for private renting

Most private renting tenants have to pay a tenancy deposit. Find out if your tenancy deposit has to be protected.
Tenancy deposits when renting privately Tenancy deposits when renting privately

Private tenants in rent arrears

Renting privately and struggling to pay the rent? Find out how to negotiate with a landlord and what help you can get.
Rent arrears when renting privately Rent arrears when renting privately

Eviction of private tenants

Private landlords have to follow rules to evict private renting tenants. Check what your rights are when facing eviction.
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Repairs when renting privately

Steps private renting tenants can take to get a landlord to make repairs if a property is in poor condition or disrepair.
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Finding private rented accommodation

Advice on private renting, finding and viewing places to rent privately, dealing with letting agents.
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Gas, fire and electrical safety in the home

Make sure you're safe in your home. Find out more about gas, fire and electrical safety and who's responsible for fitting smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.
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