Whether you are renting in halls of residence or from a private landlord, both landlords and tenants have obligations to each other. 

Here is a very useful How To Rent leaflet from the government explaining tenant and landlord rights.

This NUS video also has some useful Top Tips when renting:

They have also produced a very handy House Hunting Checklist to help you through the process.

The Tenant Fees Bill

Landlords and their agents will no longer be able to charge fees for tenancies signed on or after 1 June 2019

How can the SU help? If you find yourself in a dispute with your landlord, then you should seek advice from us. We will be able to outline your rights, and in some cases mediate on your behalf.