We've put together all the information you need to know about being a private sector landlord. You can download and keep these factsheets for future reference.
This factsheet gives advice on setting the rent on your property and what to do if your tenant is claiming housing benefit.
Landlords' Handbook - Rent and housing benefit (PDF 311KB)
This factsheet gives you information about giving your tenants permission to decorate your property.
Landlords' Handbook - Decorating or making changes (PDF 305KB)
This factsheet gives you information about letting your tenants keep pets in your property.
Landlords' Handbook - Letting your tenants keep pets (PDF 154KB)
This factsheet gives you information about making sure your property is safe for your tenants.
Landlords' Handbook - Safety regulations and certificates (PDF 310KB)
This factsheet tells you about different types of tenancy and how to serve a notice to end a tenancy.
Landlords' Handbook - Tenancy types and serving notices (PDF 314KB)
This factsheet tells you about visiting your tenants.
Landlords' Handbook - Visiting your tenants (PDF 302KB)
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