Rental facts

The following property rental articles are aimed at both tenants and landlord. They are for guidance only

Tenancy Deposit Scheme

Under the Housing Act 2004 any landlord or letting agent that takes a deposit for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy must join a Tenancy Deposit Scheme. 

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Students and TV Licences

Check whether you will need a TV licence or not

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Students and council tax

If you live in university halls or in a house where everyone is in full time education, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. 

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Houses in multiple occupation

If a house or flat is let to a number of tenants it may be considered a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).  An HMO is a property occupied by persons who do not form a single household. 

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