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Housing 'how to' guides

This collection brings together the government's 'how to' guides for the housing sector.

The government has produced the following guides for tenants, landlords, leaseholders, home buyers and sellers

  • How to rent – a guide for current and prospective tenants
  • How to rent a safe home – a guide for current and prospective tenants
  • How to let – a guide for current and prospective private residential landlords
  • How to lease – a guide for current and prospective leaseholders
  • How to buy a home – a guide for current and prospective home buyers
  • How to sell a home – a guide for current homeowners

The versions of the ‘How to rent’, ‘How to let’ and ‘How to rent a safe home’ guides published here are dated May 2019 and are the most current versions available. See information on GOV.UK for:

The ‘How to’ guides will be updated shortly.

How to rent

How to rent a safe home

How to let

How to lease

How to buy a home

How to sell a home

Published 26 June 2018
Last updated 7 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added links to "How to buy a home" and "How to sell a home" guides.

  2. First published.