Being a landlord and renting out a room


  1. Deposit protection schemes and landlords

    Using deposit protection schemes - the official schemes, information you must give tenants, what happens if you don't protect a deposit, disputes and advice

  2. Renting out your property (England and Wales)

    Landlord responsibilities when renting out your property in England and Wales, including making repairs, health and safety, increasing the rent and changing regulated tenancies

  3. Evicting tenants (England and Wales)

    Information for landlords on tenant eviction: assured shorthold tenancies, including eviction notices, Section 21, Section 8, accelerated possession, possession orders, bailiffs

  4. Check your tenant's right to rent

    You must check that a tenant or lodger can legally rent your residential property in England.

  5. Rent a room in your home

    Renting a room in your home out - Rent a Room Scheme, types of tenancy or licence, rent, bills, tax and ending a letting

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Universal Credit landlord engagement newsletters
  2. County lines: posters for letting agents and landlords
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Income Tax rent‑a‑room relief
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