DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT HAVE ISSUED AN UPDATED HOW TO RENT GUIDE FOR USE FROM 1 FEBRUARY 2016.
The How to rent guide needs to be served on all new and renewal tenancies from 1 February 2016.
The guide serves as a helpful check list for anyone searching for a house or flat to rent, offering guidance through every step of the letting process. It provides a check list and more detailed information on each stage of the process, including: what to look out for before rentingliving in a rented homewhat happens at the end of a tenancywhat to do if things go wrong
For further information and guide https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/how-to-rent