Private tenants

Reporting poor housing conditions

Find out about the essential repair duties that Landlord and tenants need to undertake if on a short lease


Find out about Local Housing Allowance (LHA) benefit that could assist with your renting from a private landlord

Looking for accommodation

Find some help and other useful information on where to look and how to find accommodation in Brent

The Benefit Cap

The Benefit Cap limits the amount of money that you will receive if you claim certain benefits.

Top Tips for private renters

Handy hints and tips to help you if you are renting in the private sector

Viewing a property

Handy checklist to help when viewing properties and especially before signing a tenancy agreement

The eviction process

Find out about the section 21 eviction process a private landlord must follow to end your assured shorthold tenancy.

Worried about homelessness?

If you are worried about becoming homeless, find information and advice based on your current housing situation.

FAQs about tenants' rights

Your rights and responsibilities in the private rented sector, and information on where to seek more expert advice.

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