What kind of tenancy do I have?

To know your rights, you need to know your tenancy type.

Use our tenancy checker to work out which tenancy you have and to make sure that your landlord has given you the right tenancy agreement.

Are you charged rent?

If you're claiming housing benefit or local housing allowance, answer 'yes'.

We can't guarantee that the results of this assessment will always be 100% accurate.

If you're unsure about any details, or if your circumstances are not covered, find out ways to get help with your situation.

If you need to talk to someone, we’ll do our best to help. Get Help

Last updated: 11 October 2020

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