Guidance

Tenant Fees Act 2019: guidance

Guidance for tenants, landlords, letting agents and local authority enforcement officers explaining how the Act affects them.

Documents

Tenant Fees Act 2019: statutory guidance for enforcement authorities (updated July 2019)

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Tenant Fees Act 2019: guidance for landlords and letting agents (updated July 2019)

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Tenant Fees Act 2019: guidance for tenants (updated July 2019)

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Glossary of terms

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Details

Statutory guidance to assist local authorities in understanding and using their enforcement powers as per the Tenant Fees Act 2019, including on:

  • the enforcement and appeals procedure for enforcing the Act
  • imposing civil penalties
  • co-operating with the Lead Enforcement Authority

Consumer guidance to help inform landlords and letting agents of their rights and obligations under the Act, including:

  • a list of permitted and prohibited payments
  • consequences of a breach of the Act

Consumer guidance to help tenants understand their rights and obligations under the Act, including:

  • a list of permitted and prohibited payments
  • what to do when you think your rights have been breached under the Act
Published 1 April 2019
Last updated 1 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added glossary of terms.
  2. First published.