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Renting from a private landlord

Find out about your rights if you rent your home from a private landlord or letting agency.

If you are a private tenant, you'll probably have a short assured tenancy or an assured tenancy. You have certain legal rights, even if you don't have a written tenancy agreement. Check your tenancy type if you're not sure which kind of tenancy you have.

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