As a tenant you should understand your rights and your obligations, understand how things work, where you stand, tenancy terms and contracts, we have put together articles to help you make sense of it all.

Tenancy Law

What is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy?

What makes a tenancy 'Assured Shorthold' as opposed to 'Common Law'?

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Legionnaires Guidance for Tenants

Your landlord must ensure the premises has been assessed for risks associated with Legionella.

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Mandatory smoke alarm.

House of Lords Blocks Private Rented Sector Mandatory Smoke Alarm Legislations

New law forcing compulsory smoke alarms for landlords blocked on a technicality.

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Holding deposit.

Holding Deposits For Rented Properties

Landlord best practice for taking and dealing with tenant's holding deposits.

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Legionnaire's Disease in rental property.

Upated: Water Safety and Legionella in rented property

Update on our previous article concerning managing Legionella risk in rented properties.

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