This guide is for current and prospective landlords. It explains the responsibilities, legal requirements and best practice for letting a property in the private rented sector.
It is not intended to cover leasehold, holiday lets or ‘resident landlords’ who let to lodgers.
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.