Information on finding private rented accommodation, Right to Rent immigration checks and issues in tenancy agreements with private landlords.
Practicalities of finding and securing an appropriate private rented accommodation, including landlord requirements for tenants.
Private tenants have rights in addition to those that are a consequence of their security of tenure, regardless of the type of their tenancy.
Private landlords must check that an occupier has the right to rent based on their immigration status before a tenancy or licence begins.
Provisions governing the right of tenants to know the name and address of their landlord for sending written notices.
Guidance on when a term of a tenancy may be unfair and not binding on a tenant, with the rest of a tenancy agreement continuing to have effect.
Consumer protection law may provide a remedy if an unfair commercial practice has caused tenants to make decisions they would not otherwise have made.