The checklist for renting in England

Assured shorthold tenancies

Who is this guide for?

Before you start

Renting from a landlord or a letting agent?

Ways to rent a property

Looking for your new home

Things to check

When you’ve found a place

Check the paperwork

Living in your rented home

The tenant must…

The landlord must…

At the end of the fixed period

If you want to stay

If you or the landlord want to end the tenancy

If things go wrong

Further sources of information

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/723773/How_to_Rent_Jul18.pdf