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Tenants

You will find information for tenants, including:

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Need a quick overview?

For general information on what’s involved in being a tenant, download one of our handy publications:

Tenancy information

This information sheet for tenants and landlords answers some common questions about tenancy and the law.

Tenant and landlord rights and obligations

This information sheet describes what tenants and landlords can and can’t do.

Renting and you – a guide to the law about renting

This booklet for tenants and landlords is designed for people who need to know the basics of what the law relating to tenancy means, especially when they’re renting for the first time.

Tips for hassle-free flatting

This information sheet for tenants provides some helpful hints and advice about tenancy agreements and payments, and your rights as a tenant or flatmate.

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Dispute resolution toolkit

This toolkit offers landlords and tenants guidance on how to prevent, and how to sort out tenancy problems.

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Need some help with a boarder issue, or a dispute between tenants?

MBIE doesn’t cover that side of renting and flatting. Citizens Advice Bureaux [External website]. and Community Law Centres [External link] can offer advice on flatmate relationships.

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