Regulated Tenancies

Most lettings by private landlords which began before 15 January 1989 are regulated tenancies under the Rent Acts, unless the landlord and tenant live in the same house. Part I of the Housing Act 1988 came into force on 15 January 1989, and it made important changes to the system of private renting. From that […]

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Rights for council and housing association tenants

Basic information about the rights of council and housing association tenants, including security of tenure, re-possession, improvements, repairs, complaints

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Unfair Tenancy Terms

Guidance on the kinds of terms in tenancy agreements that may be unfair, and where to get help

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Secure and Assured Tenancies

This information sheet sets out the rights of tenants and the differences between assured and secure tenancies

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Home improvements and repairs Factsheet 67

This factsheet provides information about the help you can get if your home is in a poor condition or unsuitable for your needs. It includes information on the financial assistance and practical support available to help you make improvements, as well as rights to repairs in rented housing.

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Private tenants rights

This factsheet provides information on rights for those living in private rented accommodation, including rights to remain in the home, the landlord’s duty to carry out repairs and how rents can be increased.

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