Guidance

How to let

This guide is for current private residential landlords and anyone interested in letting a property in the private rented sector.

Applies to England

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How to let

How to let

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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.

Please be aware that some advice in this guide may be affected by the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for renting.

Please refer to guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities reflecting the current COVID-19 outbreak.

Published 26 June 2018
Last updated 10 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated the How to Let guidance.

  2. Guide updated following the Tenant Fees Act 2019.

  3. First published.