Renters' Rights

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What is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and How Does it Protect Renters and Landlords?

The Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) is a fundamental element of the private rental sector in the UK. It was established by the Housing Act 1988, revolutionising the private rental market by clearly defining the rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants.
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Do I Need Permission To Start a Company From Home?

In a word: 'Yes', but find out some reasons why in the article
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The Importance of a Written Tenancy Agreement

If you’re renting in England or Wales, it’s important to understand that landlords aren’t under legal obligation to provide written tenancy agreements. Still, not having a tenancy agreement in writing places both the landlord and the tenant at a disadvantage.

Can Someone Explain The Tenant Fees Ban In Layman’s Terms?

The Tenants Fees ban. What is it? What fees are banned? What does it all mean for letting agents, landlords and tenants? Click through to read our summary.
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Can I Legally Withhold Or Stop Paying Rent To My Landlord?

Your landlord's not repairing your home, not responding to calls or texts. Your rent's due. Should you stop paying until he sorts it out?
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I Have a Complaint About my Landlord. Who Should I Complain To?

We're not all perfect. Sometimes things go wrong. If you have a complaint about your landlord, who should you complain to?
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When Renting Is It The Tenants Or Landlords Responsibility To Keep The Garden Tidy?

Who has to trim the Cynodon dactylon? Does the tenant have to cut the Fagus sylvatica? We discuss all things gardeny in this article.
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10 Top Tips For Getting Your Tenancy Deposit Back

Looking for 10 top tips from actual renters on how to get your tenancy deposit back? We've got your back.