As a private tenant, you have certain rights and responsibilities when you rent your property from a private landlord.

The links below go to GOV.UK where you can find out:

You can also find guides on the Shelter website about:

From April 2018, private landlords must ensure that their properties reach at least an energy performance certificate (EPC) rating of E before granting a new tenancy to new or existing tenants. Read more about this.