When you're a landlord or tenant, you should know your legal rights and obligations. The law protects tenants and landlords. But this doesn't allow you to take the law into your own hands. You should get advice if you're having problems with your landlord or a tenant.
If you let, sell or manage rented property, you must follow:
If you need guidance:
A landlord is responsible for:
The landlord is entitled to go into the property to inspect and carry out repairs.
The landlord must give the tenant a rent book and a statement of tenancy terms within 28 days of the tenancy starting. They're also responsible for protecting the tenant's deposit in a tenancy deposit scheme.
A tenant is responsible for:
We hope you found this interesting! However, do note that it should not be used as a substitute for competent legal and/or other advice from a licensed professional.
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