Introduction to rents
This section provides an introduction to rents and looks at the underlying issues including what constitutes rent. It also contains brief details on council tenants' rents.
Rent is paid by the tenant to the landlord in return for occupying a property. This section looks at the definition of rent in more detail.
This section discusses how and when rent is paid.
If a tenancy has a low rent, it may be excluded from some legislative protection.
When someone is in occupation of a property or land without right or title, the owner can claim money from the occupier for use of the premises.
Last updated: 29 December 2014