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How to find your landlord

You have the right to know the name and address of your landlord.

Your tenancy agreement often includes the landlord's address and contact details.

Check other tenancy documents 

When you moved in your landlord or letting agent should have given you:

You can also contact your tenancy deposit scheme directly to ask for the information. 

Ask the council

Check with the council tax department or private rented housing team. 

Write to your letting agent

Your agent must give you the landlord's name and address if you ask for it in writing.

You can copy our letter template into an email to the agent.

[Use the subject: Request for landlord's name and address]

I’m the tenant of the [your address].

I’m writing to ask you for my landlord’s name and address.

You must provide me with this information in writing within 21 days of receiving this request under section 1(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.

Please also send me the landlord's mobile number and email address if you can.

I look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible.

You can also download the template to send as an email attachment or by post:

Your agent has 3 weeks to give you the information in writing.

The council can take legal action if they do not reply. The agent could be fined up to £2,500. 

You can make a formal complaint if the agent does not give you the information you ask for.

Get information from the Land Registry

You can search for property ownership information on GOV.UK.

You can pay £3 to download a title register.

This could give you the name and address of your landlord if they are the freeholder or leaseholder of the property.

You might not be able to find your landlord in this way if you're a subtenant. For example, if you rent your home from someone who is a tenant subletting the property to you.

Last updated: 22 February 2023

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