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ENGLAND & WALES ONLY

 

Citizens Advice England

https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

 

Department for Communities and Local Government

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-communities-and-local-government

 

Electrical Safety for Landlords – Electrical Safety Council

http://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/guides-and-advice/for-landlords/

 

Electrical Safety for Tenants – Electrical Safety Council

http://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/guides-and-advice/for-tenants/

 

Electrical Safety Responsibilities in Rented Homes – Shelter

http://england.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/repairs_and_bad_conditions/health_and_safety/electrical_safety_responsibilities

 

Frequency of Electrical Inspections/Test – Residential Landlords Association (RLA)

http://www.rla.org.uk/landlord/guides/responsibilities/electrical_inspections.shtml

 

Gas Safety for Tenants – Health & Safety Executive (HSE)

http://www.hse.gov.uk/gas/domestic/faqtenant.htm

 

Gas Safety Landlords and Letting Agents – Health & Safety Executive (HSE)

http://www.hse.gov.uk/gas/domestic/faqlandlord.htm

 

Gas Safety Register – Gas Safety for Tenants

http://www.gassaferegister.co.uk/advice/renting_a_property/for_tenants.aspx

 

Gas Safety Register – Gas Safety for Landlords

http://www.gassaferegister.co.uk/advice/renting_a_property/for_landlords.aspx

 

Homes & Communities Agency

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/homes-and-communities-agency

 

Housing Ombudsman Service

http://www.housing-ombudsman.org.uk/

 

LEASE – The Leasehold Advisory Service

http://www.lease-advice.org/

 

Leasehold law explained - Shelter

http://england.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/leaseholders_rights/overview_of_leasehold_law

 

Leasehold Property Guide

https://www.gov.uk/leasehold-property/leasehold-disputes

 

Park Mobile Homes Guide link

https://www.gov.uk/park-mobile-homes

 

Resolving Neighbour Disputes Guide

https://www.gov.uk/how-to-resolve-neighbour-disputes/overview

 

Private Renting Guide

https://www.gov.uk/private-renting

 

Samaritans

http://www.samaritans.org/

 

Shelter England

https://england.shelter.org.uk/

 

Tenancy Deposit Protection

https://www.gov.uk/tenancy-deposit-protection/overview

 

Tenancy Deposit Protection Enforcement Pack – National Union of Students

https://www.unipol.org.uk/advice/students/know-your-rights/deposits/tenancy-deposit-protection-enforcement-pack

 

The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA)

http://www.arla.co.uk/

 

Private Renting - England & Wales Only.pdf

 

 

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SCOTLAND ONLY

 

Citizens Advice Scotland

http://www.cas.org.uk/

 

Electrical Safety for Landlords – Electrical Safety Council

http://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/guides-and-advice/for-landlords/

 

Electrical Safety for Tenants – Electrical Safety Council

http://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/guides-and-advice/for-tenants/

 

Electrical Safety Responsibilities in Rented Homes – Shelter

http://england.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/repairs_and_bad_conditions/health_and_safety/electrical_safety_responsibilities

 

Gas Safety for Tenants – Health & Safety Executive (HSE)

http://www.hse.gov.uk/gas/domestic/faqtenant.htm

 

Gas Safety Landlords and Letting Agents – Health & Safety Executive (HSE)

http://www.hse.gov.uk/gas/domestic/faqlandlord.htm

 

Gas Safety Register – Gas Safety for Tenants

http://www.gassaferegister.co.uk/advice/renting_a_property/for_tenants.aspx

 

Gas Safety Register – Gas Safety for Landlords

http://www.gassaferegister.co.uk/advice/renting_a_property/for_landlords.aspx

 

Park Mobile Homes Guide link

https://www.gov.uk/park-mobile-homes

 

Resolving Neighbour Disputes Guide

https://www.gov.uk/how-to-resolve-neighbour-disputes/overview

 

Private Renting Guide

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Built-Environment/Housing/privaterent

 

Samaritans

http://www.samaritans.org/

 

Shelter Scotland

http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/

 

SPSO (Scottish Public Services Ombudsman)

The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) is the final stage for complaints about councils, the National Health Service, housing associations, colleges and universities, prisons, most water and sewerage providers, the Scottish Government and its agencies and departments and most Scottish authorities.

http://www.spso.org.uk/

 

Renting Scotland – Guides for Landlords

https://rentingscotland.org/landlords-guide

 

Renting Scotland – Guides for Tenants

https://rentingscotland.org/tenants-guide

 

Tenant Information Pack

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Built-Environment/Housing/privaterent/tenants/tip

 

Tenancy Deposit Scheme Scotland

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Built-Environment/Housing/privaterent/landlords/tenancy-deposit-schemes

 

The Private Rented Housing Panel (prhp)

https://www.prhpscotland.gov.uk/

 

Private Renting - Scotland Only.pdf

 

 

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NORTHERN IRELAND ONLY

 

Advice for Tenants – Housing Executive

http://www.nihe.gov.uk/index/advice/renting_privately/advice_tenants.htm

 

Citizens Advice Northern Ireland

https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

 

Electrical Safety – Housing Executive

http://www.nihe.gov.uk/index/advice/renting_privately/advice_landlords/safety_landlords/electrical_safety_landlords.htm

 

Gas Safety Standards – Housing Executive

http://www.nihe.gov.uk/index/advice/renting_privately/advice_landlords/safety_landlords/gas_safety_landlords.htm

 

Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) – Housing Executive

http://www.nihe.gov.uk/index/advice/renting_privately/hmo.htm

 

Landlord Registration Scheme – Housing Executive

Under the Landlord Registration Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 all private landlords must provide accurate and up to date information about themselves and their properties to the Registrar.

http://www.nihe.gov.uk/index/advice/renting_privately/advice_landlords/advice-landlord_registration_scheme.htm

 

Repairs – Housing Executive

http://www.nihe.gov.uk/index/advice/renting_privately/advice_tenants/repairs_private_rental.htm

 

Samaritans Northern Ireland

http://www.samaritans.org/branches/belfast

 

Shelter Northern Ireland

http://www.shelterni.org/

 

The Landlord Registration Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisr/2014/9/contents/made

 

Tenancy Deposit Scheme – Housing Executive

http://www.nihe.gov.uk/index/advice/renting_privately/advice_tenants/tenancy_deposit_scheme.htm

 

Your Rights as a Tenant – Housing Executive

http://www.nihe.gov.uk/index/advice/renting_privately/advice_tenants/tenants_rights.htm

 

Private Renting - Northern Ireland Only.pdf

 

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Private / Social Housing Renting Checklist

 

These checklists have been created by CAG to assist you the consumer when deciding to rent a property.

 

These checklist can be used for both Private and Social Housing and are a good way for you to keep a personal written record and there may be things you haven't considered.

 

the Checklists are as follows:

 

1. Rental Property Inventory checklist.

 

2. What to ask before you decide to view a property checklist.

 

3. Before signing or agreeing to a Tenancy Agreement checklist.

 

4. Fire Safety of the property checklist.

 

5. Property checklist.

 

6. Security checklist

 

Below is the first 3 PDFs

 

 

1 - Rental Property Checklist.pdf

 

2 - What to ask before you view a Property Checklist.pdf

 

3 - Before Singing or Agreeing to a Tenancy Agreement.pdf

 

 

 

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Next 3 PDFs:

 

4 - Fire Safety of the Property Checklist.pdf

 

5 - Property Checklist.pdf

 

6 - Security of the Property Checklist.pdf

 

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PRIVATE HOUSING JARGON BUSTER

 

Due to the amount of information it is in PDF format for downloading only:

 

 

Private Housing Jargon Buster.pdf

 

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